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21) What was the name of Obama's first published memoir?

Dreams from My Father: A Story of Race and Inheritance explores the events of Obama's early years, up until his entry into law school in 1988. He published the memoir in July 1995, when he was starting his political campaign for Illinois Senate.

22) How long into his first term did Obama win the Nobel Peace Prize?

Nine months after his inauguration, Obama was named the 2009 Nobel Peace Prize laureate.

23) What subject did Obama teach at the University of Chicago?

Obama taught constitutional law at the University of Chicago Law School from 1992 to 2004.

24) What was Obama's nickname in high school?

While playing on Hawaii's renowned Punahou High basketball team, Obama earned the nickname "Barry O'Bomber" because of his love of taking difficult shots -- which he often missed, according to former teammate Darin Mauer.

25) What project did Obama direct from April to October 1992?

Obama directed Illinois's Project Vote, a voter registration campaign with ten staffers and seven hundred volunteer registrars; it achieved its goal of registering 150,000 of 400,000 unregistered African Americans in the state, leading Crain's Chicago Business to name Obama to its 1993 list of "40 under Forty" powers to be.

26) Who did President Obama appoint to replace Antonin Scalia on the U.S. Supreme Court?

During his final year in office, Obama had an opportunity to fill a third Supreme Court vacancy, following the death of Associate Justice Antonin Scalia. On March 16, 2016, he nominated Merrick Garland, the Chief Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit to the Court, but Republican leaders in the Senate refused to vote on any potential nominee until a new president was elected.

27) Where did Obama's parents meet?

Ann Dunham and Barack Obama Sr. met in 1960 in a Russian language class at the University of Hawaii at Manoa.

28) Who was Obama's opponent in his 2004 U.S. Senate race?

Obama's expected opponent in the general election, Republican primary winner Jack Ryan, withdrew from the race in June 2004. Six weeks later, Alan Keyes accepted the Republican nomination to replace Ryan. In the general election, Obama won with 70% of the vote.