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The New Freedom, a Call for the Emancipation of the Generous Energies of a People

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Publisher: New York, Doubleday, Page Publication date: 1919 Subjects: United States -- Politics and government United States -- Social conditions Notes: This is an OCR reprint. There may be typos or missing text. There are no illustrations or indexes. When you buy the General Books edition of this book you get free trial access to Million-Books.com where you can select fro ...more
Paperback, 92 pages
Published December 31st 2009 by General Books (first published January 1st 2001)
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Aaron Crofut
First off, let me thank my sister and future brother in law for this first edition work. As a history buff, I always appreciate artifacts, especially when they include my second passion, politics!

The book itself contains a collection of Wilson's campaign speeches from his 1912 election. Because they are meant for crowd consumption, the level of detail is rather low, focusing instead on the rhetoric everyone wants to hear. In this case, it's surprisingly standard Progressive stump speeches. The g
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Awful look into the mind of a true propagandist who has had more to do with what's wrong with America than nearly any other single person.
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Thomas Woodrow Wilson, was the twenty-eighth President of the United States. A devout Presbyterian and leading intellectual of the Progressive Era, he served as President of Princeton University and then became the Governor of New Jersey in 1910. With Theodore Roosevelt and William Howard Taft dividing the Republican Party vote, Wilson was elected President as a Democrat in 1912. He proved highly ...more
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