Woodrow Wilson: Essential Writings and Speeches of the Scholar-president
NYU Press, 2006 - Počet stran: 429
From the Ivy League to the oval office, Woodrow Wilson was the only professional scholar to become a U.S. president. A professor of history and political science, Wilson became the dynamic president of Princeton University in 1902 and was one of its most prolific scholars before entering active politics. Through his labors as student, scholar, and statesman, he left a legacy of elegant writings on everything from educational reform to religion to history and politics.
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American bankers, their investments threatened, called for action to restore order.
The situation grew worse when revolutionary factions set to fighting each other.
Wilson ordered American marines into Haiti, and troops remained there until ...
The war shocked most Americans, but an arms race, imperialist competition,
distrust, and the naive idea that war would be brief and decisive ... American
trade with Germany evaporated, while trade with Britain and France grew by
Forty-four people, including two Americans, were killed. ... The months that
followed brought no new American casualties. ... pledge, the Germans attacked
the Sussex in the English Channel, killing eighty people and injuring four
They realized this would mean sinking American ships and war with the United
States. But they reasoned that by strangling supply lines to the Allies, Germany
could win the war before the Americans could reach France with a significant
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