Phase 5 IP
Barack Hussein Obama II is currently the president of the United States. He is the 44th President of the United States. In this paper you will be reading a biosketch of his life and experiences. You will also be reading about all of his accomplishments that he has achieved.
Barack Hussein Obama aka Barack Obama was born on August 4, 1961 was born in Honolulu Hawaii. He is the 44th President of the United States and is currently serving his second term in office. His father was from Kenya and his mother was from Kansas. He had a middle class upbringing. He was raised with the help from his grandmother and grandfather. Barack Obama did not have a relationship with his father as a child. His father moved when he was an infant to Massachusetts to attend Harvard. His parents later separated and then were divorced when Barack was two years old.
He attended Punahou Academy where he played basketball and graduated with academic honors. He then attended Occidental College for two years and then transferred to Columbia University graduating in 1983 with a degree in political science. He also attended Harvard Law School. His occupations included U.S. Representative, Lawyer, U.S. President and teacher. After graduating from Occidental College he worked in the business sector for two years and after that he moved to Chicago. There, he worked on the South Side as a community organizer for low-income residents in the Roseland and the Altgeld Gardens communities.
Mr. Obama would visit relatives in Kenya and while there he would visit the gravesite of his father and grandfather. After returning from his trip to Kenya he then attended Harvard Law School in 1988. He graduated in 1991. He then returned to Chicago to practice as a civil rights lawyer. Obama also taught part time at the University of Chicago Schools. He also helped with voter registration drives.
A year after attending Harvard he met Michelle Robinson....