Barack Obama 's President Of The United States

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Barack Obama, the first African-American president of the United States of America was born in the State of Hawaii where he grew up. His grandparents raised him up from a humble background. The presidency of Obama began on 20th January in the year 2009 after he was sworn in as the 44th president of United States of America. Before unveiling his ambition of vying for the top seat, Barack Obama was the Illinois senator in United States. Obama’s presidency came about as a result of succeeding President George Bush. Bush’s presidency was characterized by a series of severe terrorist attacks. Obama’s presidency had national security as his main objective. Obama’s vision is to improve the national security of the Americans as well as other continents as evident in the speech he delivered at the National Archives. Through enhancing the level of national security across the States, he has ensured a complete elimination of any act of terrorism within America. When Barack Obama took power and office, the economy of America was already in recession. At this time, the economy of United States was believed to be in a critical and devastated state as it nearly fell. This forced the President Obama to include vital themes and issues associated to financial crises among his policy decisions. Obama’s presidency aims at saving, reconstructing and even restructuring the failing economy which had resulted to severe recession. The presidency of Barack Obama has been characterized by a…
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