101 Facts About Woodrow Wilson

1. Woodrow Wilson was back in action after playing two games Friday, an afternoon game in the SJIT and then a DCIAA game against Dunbar, which it won, with an immediate return to Hagerstown and their hotel.

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2. Woodrow Wilson is generally regarded as a key figure in the establishment of modern American liberalism, and a strong influence on future presidents such as Franklin D Roosevelt and Lyndon B Johnson.

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3. Three of Woodrow Wilson's quotes were used for intertitles in the film, one describing Reconstruction as a time when "adventurers swarmed out of the North.

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4. Woodrow Wilson defended his administration's segregation policy in a July 1913 letter responding to civil rights activist Oswald Garrison Villard, arguing that segregation removed "friction" between the races.

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5. Woodrow Wilson continued to appoint African Americans to positions that had traditionally been filled by blacks, overcoming opposition from many Southern senators.

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6. Woodrow 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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7. On November 10, 1923, Woodrow Wilson made his last national address, delivering a short Armistice Day radio speech from the library of his home.

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8. Woodrow Wilson met with Harding for tea on his last day in office, March 3, 1921, but health issues prevented him from taking part in Harding's inauguration ceremonies.

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9. Woodrow Wilson largely stayed out of the campaign, although he endorsed Cox and continued to advocate for US membership in the League of Nations.

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10. Woodrow Wilson continually pressured Senate to vote for the amendment, telling senators that its ratification was vital to winning the war.

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11. In October 1919, Woodrow Wilson vetoed the Volstead Act, legislation designed to enforce Prohibition, but his veto was overridden by Congress.

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12. Woodrow Wilson was confined to bed for weeks and sequestered from everyone except his wife and his physician, Dr Cary Grayson.

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13. Woodrow Wilson agreed to the creation of mandates in former German and Ottoman territories, allowing the European powers and Japan to establish de facto colonies in the Middle East, Africa, and Asia.

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14. Woodrow Wilson called for the establishment of an association of nations to guarantee the independence and territorial integrity of all nations—a League of Nations.

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15. On January 8, 1918, Woodrow Wilson delivered a speech, known as the Fourteen Points, wherein he articulated his administration's long term war objectives.

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

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17. Woodrow Wilson joined John Tyler and Grover Cleveland as the only presidents to marry while in office.

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18. Woodrow Wilson was deeply affected by the loss, falling into depression.

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19. Woodrow Wilson rejected the legitimacy of Huerta's "government of butchers" and demanded Mexico hold democratic elections.

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20. Woodrow Wilson took office during the Mexican Revolution, which had begun in 1911 after liberals overthrew the military dictatorship of Porfirio Diaz.

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21. Woodrow Wilson sought to move away from the foreign policy of his predecessors, which he viewed as imperialistic, and he rejected Taft's Dollar Diplomacy.

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22. Woodrow Wilson appointed James Clark McReynolds in 1914; McReynolds would serve until 1941, becoming a member of the conservative bloc of the court.

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23. Woodrow Wilson appointed three individuals to the United States Supreme Court while president.

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24. Woodrow Wilson vetoed the Immigration Act of 1917, but Congress overrode the veto.

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25. In 1916, Woodrow Wilson signed the Treaty of the Danish West Indies, in which the United States acquired the Danish West Indies for $25 million.

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26. Woodrow Wilson increased self-governance on the islands by granting Filipinos greater control over the Philippine Legislature.

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27. Woodrow Wilson helped ensure passage of the Federal Farm Loan Act, which created twelve regional banks empowered to provide low-interest loans to farmers.

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28. In 1914, Woodrow Wilson dispatched soldiers to help bring an end to the Colorado Coalfield War, one of the deadliest labor disputes in US history.

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29. Woodrow Wilson convinced Bryan's supporters that the plan met their demands for an elastic currency because Federal Reserve notes would be obligations of the government.

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30. Woodrow Wilson sought a middle ground between progressives such as Bryan and conservative Republicans like Nelson Aldrich, who, as chairman of the National Monetary Commission, had put forward a plan for a central bank that would give private financial interests a large degree of control over the monetary system.

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31. Woodrow Wilson signed the Revenue Act of 1913 into law on October 3, 1913.

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32. Woodrow Wilson introduced these proposals in April 1913 in a speech delivered to a joint session of Congress, becoming the first president since John Adams to address Congress in person.

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33. Woodrow Wilson engaged in a spirited campaign, criss-crossing the country to deliver numerous speeches.

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34. Woodrow Wilson directed campaign finance chairman Henry Morgenthau not to accept contributions from corporations and to prioritize smaller donations from the widest possible quarters of the public.

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35. Woodrow Wilson finally won two-thirds of the vote on the convention's 46th ballot, and Marshall became Wilson's running mate.

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36. Woodrow Wilson became a prominent 1912 presidential contender immediately upon his election as Governor of New Jersey in 1910, and his clashes with state party bosses enhanced his reputation with the rising Progressive movement.

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37. Woodrow Wilson proposed moving the students into colleges, known as quadrangles, but Wilson's Quad Plan was met with fierce opposition from Princeton's alumni.

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38. Woodrow Wilson worked to keep African Americans out of the school, even as other Ivy League schools were accepting small numbers of blacks.

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39. Woodrow Wilson appointed the first Jew and the first Roman Catholic to the faculty, and helped liberate the board from domination by conservative Presbyterians.

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40. In 1908, Woodrow Wilson published his last major scholarly work, Constitutional Government of the United States.

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41. Woodrow Wilson quickly gained a reputation as a compelling speaker; one student described him as "the greatest class-room lecturer I ever have heard.

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42. Woodrow Wilson spent much of his time at Johns Hopkins writing Congressional Government: A Study in American Politics, which grew out of a series of essays in which he examined the workings of the federal government.

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

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44. Woodrow Wilson proposed marriage in September 1883; she accepted, but they agreed to postpone marriage while Wilson attended graduate school.

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45. Woodrow Wilson was admitted to the Georgia bar and made a brief attempt at establishing a legal practice in Atlanta in 1882.

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46. Woodrow Wilson studied political philosophy and history, joined the Phi Kappa Psi fraternity, was active in the Whig literary and debating society, and organized the Liberal Debating Society.

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47. Woodrow Wilson became minister of the First Presbyterian Church in Augusta, Georgia, and the family lived there until 1870.

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

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49. Woodrow Wilson presided over war-time mobilization but devoted much of his efforts to foreign affairs, developing the Fourteen Points as a basis for post-war peace.

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50. Woodrow Wilson won re-election by a narrow margin in the presidential election of 1916, defeating Republican nominee Charles Evans Hughes.

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51. Woodrow Wilson defeated incumbent Republican President William Howard Taft and Progressive Party nominee Theodore Roosevelt to win the 1912 presidential election, becoming the first Southerner to serve as president since the Civil War.

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52. Woodrow Wilson won the Nobel Peace Prize in 1919 for his efforts to avert future world wars.

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53. Woodrow Wilson responded by sending 6,000 troops under General John Pershing to the area.

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

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

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56. Woodrow Wilson died at his home on February 3, 1924, at age 67.

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57. At the age of 56, Woodrow Wilson was sworn into office in March 1913.

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58. In 1910, Woodrow Wilson was elected governor of New Jersey, where he fought machine politics and garnered national attention as a progressive reformer.

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59. Woodrow Wilson graduated from Princeton University in 1879 and went on to attend law school at the University of Virginia.

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

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61. Woodrow Wilson tried to keep the United States neutral during World War I but ultimately called on Congress to declare war on Germany in 1917.

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

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

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

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65. Woodrow Wilson was born on December 28, 1856, to Jessie Janet Woodrow and Joseph Ruggles Wilson, a Presbyterian minister.

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66. Woodrow Wilson made a partial recovery, but spent his remaining years seriously disabled.

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67. Woodrow Wilson had fallen in love with Ellen, an accomplished artist and the daughter of a Presbyterian minister, at church while traveling and working at his Atlanta law practice in 1883.

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68. Woodrow Wilson toured the nation in an effort to increase public support for the League.

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69. Woodrow 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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70. Woodrow Wilson was the two-term 28th president of the United States, serving from 1913 to 1921.

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71. Thomas Woodrow Wilson was an academic and politician who served as the two-term 28th president of the United States from 1913 to 1921.

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72. Woodrow Wilson spent his youth in the South observing the Civil War and its aftermath.

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73. Woodrow Wilson created the Federal Reserve and supported the 19th Amendment, allowing women to vote.

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74. Woodrow Wilson put the first Jewish justice on the Supreme Court.

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75. Woodrow Wilson made four 3-pointers and Miller and Jett Roesing (11 points) each had three.

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76. Woodrow Wilson has a 7:30 game previously scheduled on the road against Dunbar on Friday.

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77. Woodrow Wilson warned his fellow Americans that rejecting the League of Nations would increase the risk of another massive European or worldwide war that Americans would again need to fight.

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78. Woodrow Wilson rebuked him, stating that if the League wanted to meet with him again, "it must have another spokesman.

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79. Woodrow Wilson was interred in a sarcophagus in Washington National Cathedral and is the only president interred in the nation's capital.

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80. In 1921, Woodrow 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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81. Woodrow Wilson continued to hold off until he was sure the Democratic Party in the North was supportive; the 1917 referendum in New York State in favor of suffrage proved decisive for him and he now came out strongly in support of national suffrage in a January 1918 speech to Congress.

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82. Woodrow Wilson was confined to bed for several weeks and sequestered from everyone except his wife Edith and his physician, Dr Cary Grayson.

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83. Woodrow Wilson became an invalid in the White House, closely monitored by his wife, who insulated him from negative news and downplayed for him the gravity of his condition.

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84. Woodrow Wilson initiated a secret series of studies named The Inquiry, primarily focused on Europe, and carried out by a group in New York which included geographers, historians and political scientists; the group was directed by Colonel House.

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85. Woodrow Wilson worked closely with Samuel Gompers and the AFL, the railroad brotherhoods, and other 'moderate' unions, which saw enormous growth in membership and wages during Wilson's administration.

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86. Woodrow Wilson proposed the United States enter the war to "vindicate principles of peace and justice in the life of the world as against selfish and autocratic power".

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87. Woodrow Wilson was presented with a vacancy on the Supreme Court, which he succeeded in filling with a controversial nominee, Louis Brandeis, the first Jewish member of the court.

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88. Woodrow Wilson was particularly scornful of Germany's disregard of treaty obligations, and was indignant at the German Chancellor's designation of the Belgian Treaty as being "only a scrap of paper".

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89. Woodrow Wilson said German philosophy was essentially selfish and lacking in spirituality.

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90. Woodrow Wilson goes even further than I in his condemnation of Germany's part in this war, and almost allows his feeling to include the German people as a whole rather than the leaders alone.

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91. Woodrow Wilson felt deeply the destruction of Louvain [in Belgium], and I found him as unsympathetic with the German attitude as is the balance of America.

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92. In January 1915, Woodrow Wilson emerged from his depression during a spirited speech in Indianapolis where he said, "the trouble with the Republican Party is that it has not had a new idea for thirty years.

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93. Woodrow Wilson is the center of it—the biggest Democrat in the country—the leader and the chief".

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94. Woodrow Wilson is the top, middle and bottom of it.

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95. Woodrow Wilson maintained towards his primary opponent Roosevelt a tone of humorous detachment, describing the Bull Moose party as "the irregular Republicans, the variegated Republicans".

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96. Woodrow Wilson appointed Joseph Patrick Tumulty as his private secretary, a position he held throughout Wilson's political career.

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97. Woodrow Wilson attributed the success of Wilson and others against the Taft Republicans in 1910 in part to the emergent national progressive message enunciated by Theodore Roosevelt after his presidency.

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98. Woodrow Wilson persisted, saying that giving in "would be to temporize with evil".

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99. Woodrow Wilson proposed moving the students into colleges, known as quadrangles.

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100. Woodrow Wilson tried to raise admission standards and to replace the "gentleman's C" with serious study.

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101. Woodrow Wilson summarized the growth of such foreign states as Prussia, France, and England, highlighting the events that led to advances in administration.

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