Woodrow Wilson

Woodrow Wilson was twice elected U.S. President and was known for helping create the doomed League of Nations.

White House Biography
From the official White House site

The History of the Presidential Election
EVERY election, from George Washington to the present. Which political parties have come and gone? Who has been elected more times than anybody else? Who were the "Know-Nothings"? All these and more are answered in this expansive yet easy-to-read article.

The Election of 1912
The "Schoolmaster" becomes president.

The Federal Reserve Act
Wilson had a large hand in this one.

The Election of 1916
Neutrality paid big dividends.

World War I
It took awhile, but the U.S. got involved in this one.

The Fourteen Points
Wilson's most famous speech

The League of Nations
World peace organization that the U.S. never joined, despite Wilson's large role in its creation

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