Obama accepting the presidency in his 2009 inauguration. The impact of this event cannot be underestimated and ushered in a new period of Democratic leadership after eight years of Republican control.
The magnitude and impact of Osama bin Laden's death was enormous. The country experienced a brief mood of euphoria and helped to buoy Obama's first term.
Obama signing an education bill with a bipartisan group of leaders. Obama appreciated the symbolism of bill signings and the ceremonies they created.
Obama addressing a crowd full of supporters during his re-election campaign in 2012. Obama was responsible for a stunning re-election victory in which he defeated former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney
President Barack Obama addresses US troops. While he leaves behind a region still simmering in chaos from decades of war, the president is notable for announcing the conclusion of US troop activity in Iraq.
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