Barack Obama Inaugural Address

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sheina Key English 101 Professor C. Shane Essay #1 Reshaping America Barack Obama is the 44 th president of the United States, and the 1 st African American president in History, which occurred on January 20, 2009. After taking, his Presidential Oath Obama addresses the United States of America his Inaugural Speech he gives a special thanks to the former president George Bush for completing his term as president. In President Obama Inaugural Speech, his plan is to tackle the issues America is facing which are crippling the United States for growth. In his speech, he talks about the economy issues, rising cost of health care, and America is at war. President Obama acknowledged that the economic issue as one of the first things he needed to mention to the United States, “Starting today we must pick ourselves up and dust ourselves off, and begin to work on remaking America”. President Obama made this statement to encourage Americans that things can turn around and to encourage people not to give up just because things are bad, however, to inspire people to put one foot in front of the other and begin looking for employment. Unemployment in America has escalated tremendously in the past few years, “The question we ask today is not whether our government is too big or too small, but whether it works- whether it helps families find jobs at a decent wage, care they can afford, a retirement that is dignified”. The lack of decent jobs in the U.S. is one of the primary reasons why America is in economic crisis that never seems to end. Nevertheless, in “2009 Obama put in place roughly around 125,000 jobs opening around the U.S. and provided stimulus checks to qualified Americans”, according to The Daily Newspaper. Furthermore, another

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