The 2008 Presidential Election was a very special presidential election. There were so many components of that presidential election that made history. There were so many elements of surprise that occurred throughout that election. People watched the 2008 Presidential Election on the edge of their seats. They did not want to miss a minute of what was the next development in the presidential election. To some, what was most important was the outcome. Even the final results of the 2008 Presidential Election were of mass public interest. The people followed it from the beginning to the new beginning. There are some things that stood out that made the 2008 Presidential Election have the appeal that it had, that stand out to this very day.
1.The 2008 Presidential Election had the very first African American Democratic candidate, Barrack H. Obama. This was the first time that there was potential for an African American Democratic candidate to be voted as the Democratic nominee. This sent a message to the people that the United States of America has made strides in terms of acceptance. This presidential election showed that no matter what ethnicity you are characterized as, where you were born, where you were raised, you have the same opportunity as anyone else to achieve your goals.
2.The 2008 Presidential Election was the first time that there was a female Presidential candidate that had gone very far in an election. Hillary R. Clinton was the first woman in a presidential election to obtain the astronomical numbers that she did. During the presidential election, Hillary R. Clinton had over a million supporters that believed in her vision. The United States also had the very first female Republican Vice-Presidential Candidate Sarah L. Palin. Palin also stirred up a great deal of support and made her mark in the 2008 Presidential Election.
3.The 2008 Presidential Election was a period that sparked the most debate than the average person had experienced throughout their lifetime. This presidential election caused many topics to be discussed by all walks of life in all venues. There were discussions in the home, at school, on the job, at the coffee shop, in the library, in the public restaurant, etc… Due to the presidential election, people were talking about issues every day that they had never thought twice about before. Not only in the United States, but all over the world, they were discussing this presidential election.
4.The 2008 Presidential Election sparked country pride. There were many people that had founded a new sense of hope in the United States of America and made every effort to show it. They raised their flags, wore their pins, and shouted the United States anthem with pride throughout the entire election.