35 Facts About Wilson

1. Wilson was last a No 1 seed in 2014, in Quad-A, when the Bulldogs lost in the quarterfinals to eventual champ York High and finished fifth.

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2. In terms of Reconstruction, Wilson held the common Southern view that the South was demoralized by Northern carpetbaggers and that overreach on the part of the Radical Republicans justified extreme measures to reassert Democratic national and state governments.

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3. Wilson was the first Southerner to be elected president since Zachary Taylor in 1848, and his ascension to the presidency was celebrated by Southern segregationists.

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4. Wilson was renominated at the 1916 Democratic National Convention without opposition.

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5. In late 1883, Wilson entered Johns Hopkins University, a new graduate institution in Baltimore modeled after German universities.

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6. Wilson was born to a Scots-Irish family in Staunton, Virginia, on December 28, 1856.

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7. Wilson was Mr Wilson's private and political secretary from 1956 to 1983, which included his leadership of the Labour Party and his time in office.

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8. Callum Wilson is expected to figure high on West Ham United's list of potential replacements for Marko Arnautovic should the Austria international move to China this month.

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9. Russell Wilson will get his record contract, as a Seahawk or elsewhere.

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10. Brian Wilson will perform this summer at RiverEdge Park in Aurora.

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11. Woodrow Wilson was the 28th President of the United States.

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12. At the time, Wilson had made just under $2.2 million from his playing contract.

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13. Russell Wilson is ready to scratch his baseball itch again.

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14. Woodrow Wilson died from a stroke and heart complications at the age of 67, on February 3, 1924.

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15. Woodrow Wilson was appointed to teach at Bryn Mawr and Wesleyan.

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16. Wilson was nominated as the Democratic presidential candidate on the New Freedom platform in 1912, opposing Republican incumbent William Howard Taft.

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17. Woodrow Wilson was the two-term 28th president of the United States, serving from 1913 to 1921.

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18. Woodrow Wilson was an accomplished author and scholar, having written numerous books and essays.

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19. In 2010, Wilson was inducted into the New Jersey Hall of Fame.

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20. On February 3, 1924, Wilson died at home of a stroke and other heart-related problems at age 67.

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21. On November 10, 1923, Wilson made a short Armistice Day radio speech from the library of his home, his last national address.

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22. In 1921, Wilson opened a law office with former Secretary of State Bainbridge Colby, but Wilson's second attempt at practicing law proved no more enjoyable than his first, and the practice was closed by the end of 1922.

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23. Wilson was one of only two US Presidents to have served as president of the American Historical Association.

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24. In May 1920, Wilson sent a long-deferred proposal to Congress to have the US accept a mandate from the League of Nations to take over Armenia.

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

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26. Wilson was indifferent to the issue, but acceded to strong opposition from Australia and Britain.

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27. The German government, Wilson said, "means to stir up enemies against us at our very doors".

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28. 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.

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29. From its outset, Wilson became disenchanted with resistance to his recommendations at Princeton; he ruminated on future political leadership.

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30. In 1888, Wilson left Bryn Mawr for Wesleyan University; it was a controversial move, as he had signed a three-year contract with Bryn Mawr in 1887.

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31. Wilson was an automobile enthusiast and, while President, he took daily rides in his favorite car, a 1919 Pierce-Arrow.

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32. Early in 1918, Wilson issued his principles for an end to the war, the Fourteen Points.

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33. Wilson was the first president to receive a PhD which he got in Political Science from Johns Hopkins University.

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34. Woodrow Wilson was born on December 28, 1856 in Staunton, Virginia.

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35. Wilson was a college professor, university president and Democratic governor of New Jersey before winning the White House in 1912.

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