This writing is an attempt to show Barack Obama's campaign as an American Political Revolution. Revolutions of the past had battles of various types. Obama's 2008 campaign was a revolution with battles of words, ideas and strategies. His major theme was there is a need for change in the federal government in some areas. According to Webster's New Collegiate Dictionary, the definition of revolution is - activity or movement designed to affect fundamental changes in the socioecomic situation of a country. Most leaders of revolutions seem to have a background that prepares them for the revolution they have been chosen to lead.