President Barack Obama
About the President Barack Obama Lesson
A lesson of President Barack Obama. Students read about his life and accomplishments. The reading is accompanied by multiple choice questions.
• To present the major historical facts pertaining to Barack Obama.
• To assess the student?s comprehension of Barack Obama history.
Barack Obama is also the only president to be born outside the continental United States. Barack Obama was born in Hawaii on August 4, 1961 which is the first year that John Kennedy was president. This is interesting because John Kennedy and his brother Robert Kennedy were champions of the Civil Rights movement. John Kennedy became president when he was just forty-four years old and continues to be the youngest president ever. Barack Obama was only forty-seven years old when he was elected, making him one of the country?s younger presidents.