Woodrow Wilson

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Woodrow Wilson

28th President of the United States, from 1913 to 1921add

Category: Politics

Born in 1856.

Countries: United States (66%), (7%), Germany (4%)

Main connections: Thomas R. Marshall, William Jennings Bryan, World War I

Linked to: Princeton University, League of Nations, President of Princeton University, Republican Party




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Woodrow Wilson was born in 1856 add something


Wilson's father was one of the founders of the Southern Presbyterian Church in the United States after it split from the northern Presbyterians in 1861. add something


Wilson ignored complaints that his cabinet officials had established official segregation in most federal government offices, in some departments for the first time since 1863. add something


Wilson served as the first permanent clerk of the southern church's General Assembly, was Stated Clerk from 1865–1898 and was Moderator of the PCUS General Assembly in 1879. add something


He was the first person identified with the South to be elected President since Zachary Taylor, and the first Southerner in the White House since Andrew Johnson left in 1868. add something


During Reconstruction, Wilson lived in Columbia, South Carolina, the state capital, from 1870–1874, where his father was professor at the Columbia Theological Seminary. add something


He suffered from hypertension at a relatively early age and may have suffered his first stroke when he was 39. add something


Wilson spent the majority of his childhood, up to age 14, in Augusta, Georgia, where his father was minister of the First Presbyterian Church. add something


Wilson was over ten years of age before he learned to read. add something


Graduating in 1879, Wilson became a member of Phi Kappa Psi fraternity. add something


In 1879, Wilson attended law school at the University of Virginia for one year. add something


William Peterfield Trent - In 1880 he began studying at the University of Virginia where his fellow students included Woodrow Wilson and Oscar W. Underwood


In January 1882, Wilson started a law practice in Atlanta . add something


One of his University of Virginia classmates, Edward Ireland Renick, invited him to join his new law practice as partner and Wilson joined him in May 1882. add something


In April 1883, Wilson applied to the Johns Hopkins University to study for a doctorate in history and political science and began his studies there in the fall. add something


In 1885, he married Ellen Louise Axson, the daughter of a minister from Savannah, Georgia during a visit to her relatives in Rome, Georgia , Georgia. add something


Wilson was a visiting lecturer at Cornell University during AY1886-1887, but failed to gain a permanent position. add something


Abbott Lawrence Lowell - "Essays on Government" appeared in 1889, designed to counter the arguments Woodrow Wilson made in his "Congressional Government"


He joined the Princeton faculty as professor of jurisprudence and political economy in 1890. add something


In resolving economic policy issues, he had to manage the conflict between two wings of his party, the agrarian wing led by Bryan and the pro-business wing. add something


William Jennings Bryan, the nominee in 1896, 1900 and 1908, played a critical role in opposition to any candidate who had the support of "the financiers of Wall Street". add something


When William Jennings Bryan captured the Democratic nomination from Cleveland's supporters in 1896, however, Wilson refused to support the ticket. add something


The trustees promoted Professor Wilson to president of Princeton in 1902, replacing Francis Landey Patton, whom the Trustees perceived to be an inefficient administrator. add something


Edwin Y. Webb - He was elected to nine successive Congresses, serving from March 4, 1903 to November 10, 1919, when he resigned to accept an appointment by President Woodrow Wilson as a Judge of the United States District Court for the Western District of North Carolina


Henry A. du Pont - In all, he served most of two terms from June 13, 1906 to March 4, 1917, during the administrations of U.S. Presidents Theodore Roosevelt, William H. Taft and Woodrow Wilson


As governor of New York from 1907–1910, Hughes had a progressive record strikingly similar to Wilson's as governor of New Jersey. add something


In October 1907, due to the intensity of alumni opposition, the Board of Trustees withdrew its support for the Quad Plan and instructed Wilson to withdraw it. add something


In his last scholarly work in 1908, Constitutional Government of the United States, Wilson said that the presidency "will be as big as and as influential as the man who occupies it". add something


The trustees rejected Wilson's plan for colleges in 1908, and endorsed West's alternative in 1909. add something


Wilson soundly defeated Lewis in the general election by a margin of more than 49,000 votes, although Republican William Howard Taft had carried New Jersey in the 1908 presidential election by more than 80,000 votes. add something


In 1910 Wilson ran for Governor of New Jersey against the Republican candidate Vivian M. Lewis, the State Commissioner of Banking and Insurance. add something


Wilson had harsh words to say about immigrants in his history books, but after he entered politics in 1910, Wilson worked to integrate immigrants into the Democratic party, the army, and American life. add something


Wilson was elected president of the American Political Science Association in 1910, but soon decided to leave his Princeton post and enter New Jersey state politics. add something


Black leaders who supported Wilson in 1912 were angered when segregationist white Southerners took control of Congress and many executive departments. add something


In 1912, "an unprecedented number" of African Americans left the Republican Party to cast their vote for Democrat Wilson. add something


There is no evidence but Wilson did send very personal letters, and ugly rumors were circulated by his political enemies in 1912. add something


Wilson's popularity as governor and his status in the national media gave impetus to his presidential campaign in 1912. add something


George C. Pendleton - After the election of Woodrow Wilson to the presidency in 1912, Pendleton was to be appointed Postmaster of Temple, Texas, a post no doubt intended as a reward for his long service to the Democratic party


Alexander Mitchell Palmer - At the 1912 Convention, he played a key role in holding the Pennsylvania delegation together in voting for Woodrow Wilson


Charles Richard Crane - Crane contributed heavily to Woodrow Wilson's 1912 election campaign


William Jennings Bryan - For supporting Woodrow Wilson for the presidency in 1912, Bryan was appointed as Secretary of State


Thomas R. Marshall - His popularity as governor, and Indiana's status as a critical swing state, helped him secure the Democratic vice presidential nomination on a ticket with Wilson in 1912 and win the subsequent general election


William Dodd (ambassador) - In 1912 he wrote speeches for presidential candidate Woodrow Wilson


Dudley Field Malone - In 1912, he helped organize Woodrow Wilson's successful primary and general election campaign for President


George Sutherland - The election of Woodrow Wilson and the Democratic takeover of Congress in 1912 put Sutherland and the other conservatives on the defensive


Wilson secured passage of the Federal Reserve Act in late 1913. add something


Wilson's chief of staff ("Secretary") was Joseph Patrick Tumulty 1913–1921, but he was largely upstaged after 1916 when Wilson's second wife, Edith Bolling Wilson, assumed full control of Wilson's schedule. add something


The final plan passed in December 1913. add something


Francis Burton Harrison - A member of the Woodrow Wilson Administration, Harrison became Governor-General of the Philippines from 1913 to 1921


J. Reuben Clark - After resigning from the State Department in 1913 following the election of Woodrow Wilson, Clark turned his attention to the practice of law


Henry van Dyke - By appointment of President Wilson, a friend and former classmate of van Dyke, he became Minister to the Netherlands and Luxembourg in 1913


Samuel Huston Thompson - He later served as assistant U.S. attorney general under President Woodrow Wilson from 1913 to 1918 and on the Federal Trade Commission from 1919 to 1927


Thomas R. Marshall - In 1913 Wilson took the unheard-of step of meeting personally with members of the Senate to discuss policy


Clinton L. Riggs - In 1913, President Woodrow Wilson appointed General Riggs to the Philippine Commission


William A. Moffett - In that regard, Moffett benefited from his longstanding friendship with Franklin D. Roosevelt, who had been appointed Assistant Secretary of the Navy by Woodrow Wilson in 1913


Royal Meeker - President Wilson appointed Meeker Commissioner of Labor Statistics in 1913


William Jennings Bryan - President Wilson appointed him Secretary of State in 1913, but Wilson's strong demands on Germany after the "Lusitania" was torpedoed in 1915 caused Bryan to resign in protest


Carl Hayden - With the 1913 start to his first full term, Hayden supported Woodrow Wilson's policies by voting for the Clayton Anti-Trust Act, Federal Reserve Act, Underwood Tariff Act, and creation of the Federal Trade Commission


Walter Hines Page - In March 1913, Page was appointed as ambassador to Britain by President Woodrow Wilson


Jeremiah Neterer - On March 4, 1913, Neterer received a recess appointment from President Woodrow Wilson to a seat on the United States District Court for the Western District of Washington vacated by Clinton W. Howard


John Franklin Alexander Strong - President Woodrow Wilson nominated Strong to become Governor of Alaska Territory on April 17, 1913


Walter Eli Clark - His last day in office came on May 21, 1913 when he resigned to make way for Wilson appointee John Franklin Alexander Strong


Wilson helped end the long battles over the trusts with the Clayton Antitrust Act of 1914. add something


Wilson spent 1914 through the beginning of 1917 trying to keep America out of the war in Europe. add something


Henry F. Ashurst - During his early years in the Senate, Ashurst was a supporter of the Woodrow Wilson administration and served as chairman of the Committee on Indian Affairs between 1914 and 1919


Andrew James Peters - In 1914 he was appointed to be Assistant Secretary of the Treasury under William Gibbs McAdoo in the first administration of President Woodrow Wilson


Redbird Smith - In 1914, he petitioned President Woodrow Wilson to create a Keetoowah reservation but this was seen as a backward step in the US federal government's assimilation policy


McCants Stewart - In 1914, he publicly criticized President Woodrow Wilson's failure to halt lynchings


Edward Everett Cox - In July, 1914, under the administration of President Woodrow Wilson, Cox was appointed postmaster of Hartford City, Indiana, and he was reappointed in 1919


Smedley Butler - When President Woodrow Wilson discovered that an arms shipment was about to arrive in Mexico, he sent a contingent of Marines and sailors to Veracruz to intercept it on April 21, 1914


Thomas Riggs, Jr. - Following his work surveying the Alaskan-Canadian border, on May 4, 1914, Riggs was appointed by President Woodrow Wilson to the Alaskan Railroad Commission


Philip Kearny - The statue was dedicated by President Woodrow Wilson in November 1914


Frederick Lincoln Siddons - On December 9, 1914, Siddons was nominated by President Woodrow Wilson to a seat on the United States District Court for the District of Columbia vacated by Daniel Thew Wright


In 1915, he became the first sitting president to attend a World Series game. add something


Secretary of State William Jennings Bryan, whose pacifist recommendations were ignored by Wilson, resigned in 1915. add something


Ladislaus Hengelmuller von Hengervar - He was succeeded by Konstantin Dumba who held the post until he was declared "persona non grata" and expelled from the country by President Wilson in 1915


Jefferson Monroe Levy - In 1915, after the Southerner Woodrow Wilson was elected to the presidency, the likelihood of Congressional approval seemed high, but authorization was not achieved


Henry Lee Higginson - On January 25, 1915, Higginson was a participant in the first transcontinental telephone call along with Thomas Watson, Alexander Graham Bell, Theodore Vail and Woodrow Wilson


Oscar A. Trippet - On March 2, 1915, Trippet was nominated by President Woodrow Wilson to a seat on the United States District Court for the Southern District of Californiavacated by Olin Wellborn


World War I - When a German U-boat sank the British liner RMS "Lusitania" on 7 May 1915 with 128 Americans among the dead, President Woodrow Wilson insisted that "America is too proud to fight" but demanded an end to attacks on passenger ships


Child labor was curtailed by the Keating–Owen Act of 1916, but the U.S. Supreme Court declared it unconstitutional in 1918. add something


In 1916, under threat of a national railroad strike, he approved legislation that increased wages and cut working hours of railroad employees; there was no strike. add something


Irish Americans were powerful in the Democratic party and opposed going to war as allies of their traditional enemy Great Britain, especially after the violent suppression of the Easter Rebellion of 1916. add something


John Hessin Clarke in 1916. add something


Louis Dembitz Brandeis in 1916. add something


Wilson ordered the military occupation of the Dominican Republic shortly after the resignation of its President Juan Isidro Jimenes Pereyra in 1916. add something


Wilson tried to bring labor and management together, but when management refused, he had Congress pass the Adamson Act in September 1916, which avoided the strike by imposing an 8-hour workday in the industry. add something


Theobald von Bethmann-Hollweg - After Paul von Hindenburg and Erich Ludendorff replaced the more ineffectual Erich von Falkenhayn at the General Staff in the summer of 1916, his hopes for American President Woodrow Wilson's mediation at the end of 1916 came to nothing, and, over Bethmann Hollweg's objections, Hindenburg and Ludendorff forced the adoption of unrestricted submarine warfare in March 1917, which led to the United States's entry into the war the next month


Emma Goldman - Although U.S. President Woodrow Wilson was re-elected in 1916 under the slogan "He kept us out of the war", at the start of his second term he decided that Germany's continued deployment of unrestricted submarine warfare was sufficient cause for the U.S. to enter World War I


William Jennings Bryan - Despite their differences, Bryan campaigned as a private citizen for Wilson's reelection in 1916


Abbott Lawrence Lowell - In 1916, President Woodrow Wilson nominated Louis Brandeis, a private attorney renowned as a liberal opponent of monopolies and proponent of social reform legislation, to serve as an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States


Alice Paul - In the US presidential election of 1916, Paul and the NWP campaigned against the continuing refusal of President Woodrow Wilson and other incumbent Democrats to support the Suffrage Amendment actively


World War I - President Wilson was on the verge of cutting off the loans in late 1916, but allowed a great increase in U.S. government lending to the Allies


Edgar Lee Hewett - Negotiations over a new monument were long and contentious, but finally, on February 11, 1916, President Woodrow Wilson proclaimed the new Bandelier National Monument, naming it for Adolph Bandelier who had died recently


Joseph William Woodrough - On March 13, 1916, Woodrough was nominated by President Woodrow Wilson to a seat on the United States District Court for the District of Nebraska vacated by William H. Munger


Robert S. Beightler - In August 1916, President Woodrow Wilson mobilized 400,000 troops from across the nation, including from the Ohio National Guard, to be sent to the Mexican border to deal with the border crisis and Pancho Villa


Robert Sterling Yard - Yard and Mather's publicity and lobbying resulted in the creation of the National Park Service; on August 25, 1916, President Woodrow Wilson signed a bill establishing the agency "to conserve the scenery and the natural and historic objects and wild life therein, and to provide for the enjoyment of the same in such manner and by such means as will leave them unimpaired for the enjoyment of future generations


To counter opposition to the war at home, Wilson pushed the Espionage Act of 1917 and the Sedition Act of 1918 through Congress to suppress anti-British, pro-German, or anti-war opinions. add something


With 50 Representatives and 6 Senators in opposition, the declaration of war by the United States against Germany was passed by the Congress on April 4, 1917, and was approved by the President on April 6, 1917. add something


Woodrow Wilson delivered his War Message to Congress on the evening of April 2, 1917. add something


Vida Dutton Scudder - First World War - Unlike Eugene Victor Debs and other Socialist leaders, Scudder supported President Woodrow Wilson's decision to intervene in the First World War in 1917


Joseph Scott (attorney) - Nevertheless, in 1917 President Woodrow Wilson named him chairman of the Los Angeles draft exemption board, a post which he held for the duration of World War I


Johann Heinrich von Bernstorff - Bernstorff was returned home on February 3, 1917, when Woodrow Wilson severed diplomatic relations with Germany


James Harrison Oliver - On March 28, 1917, he was appointed as Governor of the United States Virgin Islands by President Woodrow Wilson


Herbert Hoover - After the United States entered the war in April 1917, President Woodrow Wilson appointed Hoover to head the U.S. Food Administration.


William Jennings Bryan - When war was declared in April 1917, Bryan wrote Wilson, "Believing it to be the duty of the citizen to bear his part of the burden of war and his share of the peril, I hereby tender my services to the Government


Constantine Joseph Smyth - On June 29, 1917, President Woodrow Wilson nominated Smyth to the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit, to the seat vacated by Seth Shepard


Fairfax Harrison - The board's efforts failed to meet the government's expectations; in December 1917, Woodrow Wilson, the President of the United States, ordered the federal government to take control of the railroads, setting up a United States Railroad Administration to run them


Tasker H. Bliss - Supreme War Council - General Bliss was forced to retire due to age limitations, 31 December 1917 but by order of U.S. President Woodrow Wilson, was recalled to active duty on 1 January 1918 and sent to Versailles, France, 23 January, to better carry out his duties on the Supreme War Council


Supreme Court declared it unconstitutional in 1918. add something


Though some advisers tried to engage the President's attention to what they called "reconstruction", his tepid support for a federal commission evaporated with the election of 1918. add something


John Foster Dulles - Versailles Peace Conference - In 1918, Woodrow Wilson appointed Dulles as legal counsel to the United States delegation to the Versailles Peace Conference where he served under his uncle, Robert Lansing, Secretary of State


Lee Slater Overman - He wrote and sponsored the Overman Act of 1918, which gave President Woodrow Wilson extraordinary powers to coordinate government agencies in wartime


William S. Graves - In 1918 he was given command of the 8th Infantry Division and sent to Siberia under direct orders from President Woodrow Wilson


Henry Ford - President Woodrow Wilson asked Ford to run as a Democrat for the United States Senate from Michigan in 1918


Theodore Roosevelt - Roosevelt's attacks on Wilson helped the Republicans win control of Congress in the off-year elections of 1918.


Count Ottokar von Czernin - On 24 January 1918, he accepted Wilson's Fourteen Points in another speech


Joseph Chappell Hutcheson, Jr. - On March 29, 1918, Hutcheson was nominated by President Woodrow Wilson to a seat on the United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas vacated by Waller T. Burns


George W. English - On April 22, 1918, English was nominated by President Woodrow Wilson to a seat on the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Illinois vacated by Francis M. Wright


Prince Maximilian of Baden - Noted as a liberal, the Prince was appointed Chancellor of Germany and Minister President of Prussia by Emperor Wilhelm II on 3 October 1918 in order to negotiate an armistice with the Allies, hopefully accepted by US President Woodrow Wilson


Edwin R. Holmes - On October 17, 1918, President Woodrow Wilson nominated Holmes to the United States district courts for the Northern and Southern districts of Mississippi, both seats having been vacated by Henry C. Niles


Caleb V. Haynes - After the Armistice in November 1918, he served as an aide to President Woodrow Wilson during the Paris Peace Conference


Walter Stratton Anderson - While serving in "Arizona", he cruised out to sea from Portland, England in November 1918 to meet , carrying President Woodrow Wilson, and escorted that transport to Brest, France


Leonida Bissolati - Attacked from all sides, he resigned from the government and withdrew from politics in December 1918, although subsequently met with Woodrow Wilson and urged that Italy not be given Fiume or the Dalmatian Coast


House until Wilson broke with him in early 1919. add something


In 1919 Wilson guided American foreign policy to "acquiesce" in the Balfour Declaration without supporting Zionism in an official way. add something


Major strikes in steel, coal, and meatpacking followed in 1919. add something


Wilson had a series of debilitating strokes and had to cancel his trip on September 26, 1919. add something


Wilson returning from the Versailles Peace Conference, 1919. add something


Wilson suffered from a bout of flu early in 1919. add something


Henry Cabot Lodge - Treaty of Versailles - He is best known for his positions on foreign policy, especially his battle with President Woodrow Wilson in 1919 over the Treaty of Versailles


Edgar Jadwin - At the conclusion of the war, President Woodrow Wilson appointed Jadwin to investigate conditions in Poland in 1919


James Marion Baker - At the retaking of the senate by the Republican party in 1919, Baker was replaced by George A. Sanderson, and President Woodrow Wilson appointed Baker deputy commissioner of internal revenue


Edward A. Gisburne - He was serving on the transport when it carried President Woodrow Wilson to Europe for the Paris Peace Conference in 1919


Elbert Henry Gary - In 1919, he was invited by President Wilson to attend the Industrial Conference in Washington, and took a prominent part in it as a firm upholder of the open shop, of which he was always a strong advocate


Fridtjof Nansen - Poster signifying the foundation of the League of Nations in 1919, showing the text of the last of President Woodrow Wilson's Fourteen Points, which calls for a "General Association of Nations"On the outbreak of war in 1914 Norway declared its neutrality, alongside Sweden and Denmark.


Sherman Minton - When President Woodrow Wilson came to Paris in 1919, Minton was in charge of a security detail guarding the negotiation hall and was able to meet Wilson


William Christian Bullitt, Jr. - Working for Woodrow Wilson at the Paris Peace Conference, in 1919, Bullitt was a strong supporter of legalistic internationalism, subsequently known as Wilsonianism


Philip Roosevelt (army officer) - The Eighteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution was certified as ratified on January 29, 1919 and the National Prohibition Act, passed in the United States Congress over United States President Woodrow Wilson's veto on October 28, 1919


Frank William Taussig - In March 1919, he was called to Paris to advise in the adjustment of commercial treaties, and in November, on invitation of President Wilson, he attended the second industrial conference in Washington for promoting peace between capital and labour


World War I - Building on Wilson's 14th point, the Treaty of Versailles brought into being the League of Nations on 28 June 1919


James Harbord - In August 1919, President Woodrow Wilson sent a fact-finding mission to the Middle East, headed by General Harbord, to investigate the feasibility of the Balfour Declaration, which supported the creation of a Jewish state in Palestine, taken from the Ottoman Empire during the war


Thomas R. Marshall - President Wilson experienced a mild stroke in September 1919


Thomas R. Marshall - Marshall's vice presidency is most remembered for a leadership crisis following a stroke that incapacitated Wilson in October 1919


William Dodd (ambassador) - He became a friend of President Wilson, visited him in the White House frequently, and authored a biography of him, " Woodrow Wilson and his Work", that appeared in 1920


Elmer H. Geran - He was appointed U.S. Attorney for the District of New Jersey by President Woodrow Wilson in 1920, resigning in 1921 to resume the practice of law in Asbury Park, New Jersey, New Jersey


Matthew M. Neely - In the 1920 election, he was defeated, due to his association with the policies of Woodrow Wilson


Franklin Knight Lane - The following month, Lane accepted President-elect Woodrow Wilson's nomination to become Secretary of the Interior, a position in which he served almost seven years until his resignation in early 1920


Denver S. Dickerson - Dickerson took office as the Superintendent of Federal Prisons in January 1920 under U.S. President Woodrow Wilson


In 1921, Wilson and his wife Edith retired from the White House to an elegant 1915 town house in the Embassy Row section of Washington, D.C. Wilson continued going for daily drives, and attended Keith's vaudeville theatre on Saturday nights. add something


Henry Ford - Before leaving his presidency early in 1921, Woodrow Wilson joined other leading Americans in a statement that rebuked Ford and others for their anti-Semitic campaign


The full extent of his disability was kept from the public until after his death on February 3, 1924. add something


The occupation lasted until 1924, and was notorious for its brutality against those in the resistance. add something


Wilson died in his S Street home on February 3, 1924. add something


On February 3, 1924, Wilson died in his S Street home as a result of a stroke and other heart-related problems add something


On December 28, 1925, less than two years after Wilson's death, the U.S. Post Office issued the 17-cent stamp in his honor add something


No major child labor prohibition would take effect until the 1930s add something


The Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs was founded at Princeton in 1930 add something


Pierre Laval - The Hoover Moratorium of 1931, a proposal made by American President Herbert Hoover to freeze all intergovernmental debt for a one-year period, was, according to author and political advisor McGeorge Bundy, "the most significant action taken by an American president for Europe since Woodrow Wilson's administration


Franklin D. Roosevelt - When World War II broke out in 1939, Roosevelt rejected the Wilsonian neutrality stance and sought ways to assist Britain and France militarily.


Some segregationist federal workplace policies introduced by the Wilson administration would remain until the Truman Administration in the 1940s add something


In 1944, Darryl F. Zanuck of 20th Century Fox produced a film titled "Wilson" add something


Shadow Lawn, the Summer White House for Wilson during his term in office, became part of Monmouth University in 1956 add something


On January 10, 1956, the 7¢ Liberty Issue postage stamp honoring Wilson was issued add something


Louis Hartz - In 1956 the American Political Science Association awarded Hartz its Woodrow Wilson Prize for "The Liberal Tradition in America", and in 1977 gave him its Lippincott Prize, designed to honor scholarly works of enduring importance


Wilson stayed in the home another 37 years, dying there on December 28, 1961, the day she was to be the guest of honor at the opening of the Woodrow Wilson Bridge across the Potomac River near and in Washington, D.C. add something


The Woodrow Wilson House opened to the public in 1963, was designated a National Historic Landmark in 1964, and was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1966 add something


Charles Linn - Birmingham's most prominent park, formerly named for Woodrow Wilson, was renamed "Linn Park" in the 1980s


It was declared a National Historic Landmark in 1985 add something


A poll of historians in 2006 cited Wilson's failure to compromise with the Republicans on U.S. entry into the League as one of the 10 largest errors on the part of an American president add something


Dilma Rousseff - On September 20, she received a Woodrow Wilson Public Service Award at the Pierre Hotel in New York City, a distinction which was given to her predecessor in 2009.


In 2010, Wilson was inducted into the New Jersey Hall of Fame add something


In 2018, conservative columnist George Will wrote on "The Washington Post" that Theodore Roosevelt and Wilson were the "progenitors of today's imperial presidency add something