Woodrow Wilson Chris koehn
The beginning and end of Woodrow • Woodrow Wilson was born in December 28, 1856 in Staunton, Virginia • Woodrow died in February 3, 1924 at age 67 in Washington D.C.
Time in office • Woodrow Wilson was the 28th president of the united states. • Was in office from March 4, 1913 to March 4, 1921. • He was in the democratic party and he was a Presbyterian.
Facts • Wilson had seen the frightfulness of war. He was born in Virginia in 1856, the son of a Presbyterian minister who during the Civil War was a pastor in Augusta, Georgia, and during Reconstruction a professor in the charred city of Columbia, South Carolina.
Facts • Seventeenth Amendment ratified calling for direct election of Senators (1913) • Federal Reserve Act (1913) • Clayton Anti-Trust Act (1914) • World War I (1914-1918) • Lusitania Sunk (1915) • United States entered World War I by declaring war on Germany (1917)
Facts • As President of the United States, Wilson was responsible for the passage of many social and economic reforms. His New Freedom platform was very progressive and called for tariff reduction and reform of the banking and monetary system. His greatest achievement was the passage of the Federal Reserve Act of 1913, creating a system that still provides the framework for regulating the nation's banks, credit, and money supply today. Wilson sponsored legislation that supported unions to ensure fair treatment of working Americans and the development of the Child Labor Reform Act. Wilson also was instrumental with the passage of the 19th Amendment during his second term, guaranteeing all women the right to vote.
Facts • Wilson was best remembered for his leadership during World War I and his attempt to establish the League of Nations. In April 1917 when German naval forces renewed their submarine warfare,Wilson asked Congress to declare war, only the second declaration of war in U.S. history. World War I came to an end in 1918. At the Paris Peace Conference, Wilson proposed "Fourteen Points" as the basis for the peace treaty. The final Treaty of Versailles included many of Wilson's ideas. Unfortunately, the Treaty did not get support from the U.S. Congress. Consequently, the United States never joined the League of Nations. While touring the country to build public support for the Treaty