Class assigment: Famous People
Barack Obama is the 44th President of the U.S.A. He first won the elections in 2008 and became the first African American President.
He was born in 1961 in Hawaii. After Obamas parents divorced and his mother married a Indonesian man, they moved to Indonesia in 1967. He attended school in Jakarta until he was 10 years old, when he returned to Hawaii.
Obama majored in political science at Columbia University in New York from 1985 to 1988. Then he entered Harvard Law School where he taught law for twelve years.
Obama became the U.S. Senator in 2004.