Essay about Barack Obama 's President Of The United States

715 Words Apr 20th, 2016 3 Pages
Eight years ago the nation experienced its first black chief executive, Mr. Barack Hussein Obama to serve as the 44th president of the United States. This moment was a remarkable, rewarding, historical dent for many people; especially dear to the African American community. Individuals from a child’s age, young adults to elderly, and those who may have experienced slavery swaddled in Mr. Obama’s matriculation to becoming chief executive. This moment was also a frightening and worrisome experience with the fear of harm being planned towards this first black president of the United States and the hatred was very obvious for most. Mr. Barack Obama’s journey to becoming the chief executive wasn’t crystal clear nor an easy road from city to city or state to state; all generations in support of him whether they were truly aware of politics or not; were going to vote for him to share in history being made on November 4, 2008.
Adam Nagourney, a writer for The New York Times, wrote “Obama Wins Election” on November 4, 2008. Within this article he shares the wins and loses between Senator Obama representing the Democratic party and Senator John McCain representing the Republican party and their journey to the end. Pennsylvania and New Hampshire were two states Senator McCain planned hard to win but he lost; Senator Obama also won Ohio with votes which was also a crucial state to win. Reporter Nagourney reminded the readers of Obama’s sweep of Congress, having conquered the House…

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