Just one year ago, Barack H. Obama was elected to the most powerful position in the world, validating the dream of seeing the first African-American serve as President of the United States. We take a look back at that historic moment as well as several other memorable occasions where he and the First Family have made history during the last year.
President Obama signs his first bill in office, the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act on January 29. The bill ensures that women across the country receive equal pay for equal work. Ledbetter (center left0 fought to get back wages when she learned she had been paid less than her male counterparts.