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    Woodrow Wilson

    President Woodrow Wilson led America during World War I, created the Federal Reserve, and helped create the League of Nations. Part of the award-winning collection  The Presidents.

  • Film

    The Great War

    Discover how WWI transformed America through the stories of those whose participation in the war to “make the world safe for democracy” has been largely forgotten.

  • Woodrow Wilson | Article

    Ellen Axson Wilson

    An intelligent woman with notable artistic talent, Ellen served as the 28th first lady.

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    Wilson's Legacy

    Read what historians have to say on the significance of Wilson's presidency.

  • Film

    The Vote

    One hundred years after the passage of the 19th Amendment, The Vote tells the dramatic culmination story of the hard-fought campaign waged by American women for the right to vote, a transformative cultural and political movement that resulted in the largest expansion of voting rights in U.S. history.

  • Woodrow Wilson | Article

    Ray Stannard Baker

    Baker was a leading national journalist whose belief in social reform led to a close personal and professional relationship with Woodrow Wilson.

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    Edith Bolling Galt Wilson

    Though she'd previously had little interest in politics, the new first lady would go on to run a "stewardship" of the presidency when Wilson's health failed.

  • The Great War | Digital Short

    Woodrow Wilson: The Decider

    Filmmaker Stephen Ives explains that for Woodrow Wilson, the Great War was a chance to for America to become a global citizen.

  • Woodrow Wilson | Article

    Wilson's Election in 1912

    When the Republican Party split, Wilson won the election. 


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    A Portrait of Wilson

    Learn about Wilson's life, from his southern childhood, to his rise in academia, to his political career.

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    Colonel Edward House

    Widely respected for his intellect and political acumen, House was Woodrow Wilson's most trusted advisor.

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    William Jennings Bryan

    Before Woodrow Wilson became the standard bearer for the Democratic Party, that honor belonged to William Jennings Bryan.

  • Article

    Suffragist Alice Paul Clashed with Woodrow Wilson

    A combative and outspoken leader in the women's suffrage movement, Alice Paul broke away from the National American Woman Suffrage Association to form the more radical National Woman's Party.

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    Thomas Marshall

    A cheerful, self-deprecating politician from Indiana, Thomas Marshall served dutifully as Woodrow Wilson's vice president.

  • The Great War | Article

    When Wilson Asked for War

    101 years ago, Woodrow Wilson urged Congress to declare war on Germany. His speech serves as a model of presidential integrity.

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    Eugene Debs

    An outspoken leader of the labor movement, Eugene Debs opposed Woodrow Wilson as the Socialist Party candidate in the 1912 presidential election.

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    Wilson and WWI

    When Europe plunged into war in 1914, Wilson saw America's role as that of peace broker.

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    The League of Nations

    Though Wilson championed the League of Nations, the United States would never join.

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    Henry Cabot Lodge

    Hawkish Senator Lodge wanted Germany crushed and saddled with a harsh settlement.


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    The Life and Times of Wilson

    Learn about the events Woodrow Wilson lived through.