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The Film & More
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Wilson - A Portrait
Woodrow Wilson
Ellen Axson Wilson
Election of 1912
Legislative Victories
African Americans
Edith Wilson
America at War
Women's Suffrage
League of Nations
Special Features
People
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Wilson - A Portrait

Woodrow Wilson
Delve into the personal life and political accomplishments of our 28th President.

Ellen Axson Wilson
Find out more about Wilson's first wife, who sacrificed her own artistic career in order to support her husband's political ambitions.

Election of 1912
Discover the issues and candidates which made the election of 1912 one of the most pivotal elections of the 20th century.

Major Legislative Victories
Explore significant reforms passed during the Wilson administration.

Wilson & African-Americans
Examine Wilson's less-than-stellar record on race relations and three prominent leaders' efforts to gain equality for African Americans.

Edith Bolling Galt Wilson
Learn more about Wilson's second wife, who imposed a "stewardship" of the Presidency after he suffered a paralyzing stroke.

America at War
Find out how Wilson tried to keep America out of World War I, but how events eventually pulled the United States into the war in Europe.

Women's Suffrage
Explore how suffrage leaders attempted to pass a Constitutional amendment granting women the right to vote.

League of Nations
Examine Wilson's struggle to create a peace-keeping organization which would resolve future international conflicts.


 


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