Woodrow Wilson


Born
in Staunton, Virginia, The United States
December 28, 1856

Died
February 03, 1924

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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 successful in leading a Democratic Congress to pass major legislation that included the Federal Trade Commission, the Clayton Antitrust Act, the Underwood Tariff, the Federal Farm Loan Act and most notably the Federal Reserve System. Wilson was a proponent of segregation during his presidency.

Narrowly re-elected in 1916, his second term centered on
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“I not only use all the brains that I have, but all I can borrow.”
Woodrow Wilson

“If a dog will not come to you after having looked you in the face, you should go home and examine your conscience.”
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“You are not here merely to make a living. You are here in order to enable the world to live more amply, with greater vision, with a finer spirit of hope and achievement. You are here to enrich the world, and you impoverish yourself if you forget the errand.”
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