In this part of the study guide, we will provide some information about Barack Obama, who made the speech on reclaiming the American Dream.
Barack Hussein Obama II (b. 1961) is an American politician. From 2009 to 2017, he served as the 44th President of the United States and he was the first African American to hold the office. After his two terms as President, he was succeeded by Donald Trump.
In 1996, Obama was elected as a member of the Illinois Senate. In 2004, he became a member of the US Senate, a seat which he resigned upon being elected President. In January, 2008, Obama defeated Democrat opponent Hillary Clinton and became the party's nominated candidate for the presidency of the US.
Barack Obama’s political affiliation is Democratic. The...