Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Barack Hussein Obama II - born in Honolulu, Hawaii in 1961 - was the 44th President of the United States and was also the first African-American to hold office. He was a fellow law graduate from Columbia University and Harvard Law School and worked as civil rights attorney in Chicago. He also served three terms in the Illinois Senate from 1997 to 2004 before becoming Senator in 2005 until his election as president in 2008. Among the several achievements of Obama in his first term as president were the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009, withdrawal of US troops from Iraq and more lately the death of Osama bin Laden. More can be learnt about Barack Obama and the different measures he passed in his first mandate as US President with the help of this book.