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Presidents of the United States
Barack Obama

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Presidents of the United States


Barack Obama
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Reading Level
     edHelper's suggested reading level:   grades 4 to 6
     Flesch-Kincaid grade level:   5.83

Vocabulary
     challenging words:    Barack, oath, president, public, service, register, against, born, college, country, vote, important, office, through, wife, also
     content words:    Barack Obama, Harvard Law Review, Illinois State Senate, United States Senate, John McCain, President Obama


Barack Obama
By Meg Leonard
  

1     Barack Obama is our forty-fourth president. He was born in Hawaii in 1961. His father was from Kenya, a country in Africa. His mother was from Kansas. They met when they were in college in Hawaii. They were married, but they divorced when Obama was two years old. His grandparents helped raise him. Obama worked his way through college. He moved to Chicago. He helped communities get back on their feet after businesses shut down. Obama went to law school. He was the first African-American president of the Harvard Law Review. He moved back to Chicago. Obama taught law. He also worked at a law firm. Obama helped people register to vote. He always believed that public service was very important. Obama ran for the Illinois State Senate in 1996. He ran for the House of Representatives .....
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Presidents of the United States
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United States
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    American Government  
 
    Black History and Blacks in U.S. History  
 
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    Government Careers  
 
    Hispanic Heritage  
 
    How Can I Help?  
 
 
    Immigration  
 
    National Parks and Monuments  
 
    Native Americans  
 
    Presidents of the United States  
 
    Women's History  
 


United States History
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    After the Civil War
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    American Revolution  
 
    Cold War
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    Colonial America (1492-1776)  
 
    Lewis and Clark
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    Pearl Harbor  
 
    Spanish American War (1898)  
 
    The 1890's  
 
    The 1900's  
 
    The 1910's  
 
    The 1920's  
 
    The 1930's  
 
 
    The 1940's  
 
    The 1950's  
 
    The 1960's  
 
    The 1970's  
 
    The 1980's  
 
    The 1990's  
 
    The 2000's  
 
    The Civil War
(1861-1865)
 
 
    The Great Depression
(1929-1945)
 
 
    The United States Grows
(1865-1900)
 
 
    The War of 1812  
 
    Wild, Wild West  
 
    World War I
(1914-1918)
 
 
    World War II  
 


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