Globalization Modern America

Hannah Busard

2008 Election

  1. Obama was the first African American president in the United States
  2. He is in the democratic party
  3. His Vice President is Joe Biden
  4. Obama won with 365 electoral votes


photo source: http://northshorejournal.org/LinkedImages/2008/11/Election%202008%20final%20prediction.jpg

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Effects of 9/11

  1. There is now heavier security on airplanes and inside airports
  2. There is now an Air Marshall on every flight
  3. There has been more than a decade of war
  4. We deport twice as many immigrants


picture source: http://assets.nydailynews.com/polopoly_fs/1.1453406!/img/httpImage/image.jpg_gen/derivatives/gallery_1200/9-11-tribute-light-memorial.jpg

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War in Afghanistan

  1. The United States has authorized $557 billion dollars for the war
  2. We were supposed to have all troops out of Afghanistan by the end of 2014... that has not happened
  3. There is no end date in sight
  4. There are still 68,000 troops at war.


photo source: http://i.huffpost.com/gen/1146140/images/o-WAR-IN-AFGHANISTAN-facebook.jpg

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War in Iraq

  1. There were 21,572 soldiers wounded in action
  2. All POW's were rescued
  3. The war started in 2003
  4. It was started by Saddam Hussein


picture source: http://i2.cdn.turner.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/130314204911-01-iraq-war-horizontal-large-gallery.jpg

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