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By Ross A. Kennedy

A spouse to Woodrow Wilson provides a compilation of essays contributed via a variety of students within the box that conceal all points of the existence and occupation of America’s twenty eighth president.

  • Represents the one present anthology of essays to introduce readers to the scholarship on all features of Wilson's existence and career
  • Offers a 'one cease' vacation spot for an individual drawn to knowing how the scholarship on Wilson has advanced and the place it stands now

Chapter One Wilson the guy (pages 7–37): Mark Benbow
Chapter Wilson's spiritual, historic, and Political notion (pages 38–54): Malcolm D. Magee
Chapter 3 route to energy (pages 55–70): Edmund D. Potter
Chapter 4 Presidential Politics and the Election of 1912 (pages 71–87): William B. Murphy
Chapter 5 Wilson as leader government (pages 89–105): Robert C. Hilderbrand
Chapter Six the recent Freedom and its Evolution (pages 106–132): W. Elliot Brownlee
Chapter Seven Wilson and Race family (pages 133–151): Jennifer D. Keene
Chapter 8 Wilson's perspectives on Immigration and Ethnicity (pages 152–172): Kristofer Allerfeldt
Chapter 9 The Election of 1916 (pages 173–189): Nicole M. Phelps
Chapter Ten Wilson and Mexico (pages 191–205): Benjamin T. Harrison
Chapter 11 US guidelines towards Latin the USA (pages 206–224): Michael E. Neagle
Chapter Twelve US rules towards China, Japan, and the Philippines (pages 225–239): Anne L. Foster
Chapter 13 Neutrality coverage and the choice for warfare (pages 241–269): Justus D. Doenecke
Chapter Fourteen Preparedness (pages 270–285): Ross A. Kennedy
Chapter Fifteen financial Mobilization (pages 287–307): Mark R. Wilson
Chapter 16 Propaganda (pages 308–322): Richard L. Hughes
Chapter Seventeen Civil Liberties (pages 323–342): Kathleen Kennedy
Chapter Eighteen Wilson and lady Suffrage (pages 343–363): Barbara J. Steinson
Chapter Nineteen warfare goals, 1917 to November eleven, 1918 (pages 365–385): John A. Thompson
Chapter Twenty rules towards Russia and Intervention within the Russian Revolution (pages 386–405): David S. Foglesong
Chapter Twenty?One Wilson's guidelines towards japanese and Southeastern Europe, 1917–1919 (pages 406–425): M. B. B. Biskupski
Chapter Twenty?Two Wilson and His Commanders (pages 426–441): Jack McCallum
Chapter Twenty?Three Negotiating Peace phrases for Germany (pages 443–469): Klaus Schwabe
Chapter Twenty?Four Wilson's venture for a brand new global Order of everlasting Peace and safety (pages 470–491): William R. Keylor
Chapter Twenty?Five Wilson, Europe's Colonial Empires, and the problem of Imperialism (pages 492–517): Priscilla Roberts
Chapter Twenty?Six The League struggle (pages 518–527): John Milton Cooper
Chapter Twenty?Seven purple Scare (pages 529–550): Adam J. Hodges
Chapter Twenty?Eight The Election of 1920 (pages 551–565): Allan J. Lichtman
Chapter Twenty?Nine Legacy and recognition (pages 567–587): Lloyd E. Ambrosius

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The couple would go for long rides in the President’s limousine, sometimes drawing the curtain for privacy in the back while they parked. Wilson wrote long, passionate love letters, sometimes several a day to Edith, and she responded in kind. A short crisis quickly passed when Wilson confessed his past history with Mrs Peck. While it is unknown what exactly Wilson said, Edith forgave whatever transgression had occurred. On a vacation to one of Wilson’s favorite resorts, Cornish, New Hampshire, with family and friends chaperoning, Wilson again proposed and Edith accepted.

Wilson heard from his father a week later, although Saunders notes that Joseph “could hardly have been more pleased with Woodrow’s choice” and that he quickly sent Ellen a warm note. However, Joseph also warned his son not to let his romance interfere with his studies. Considering how Wilson allowed his pursuit of Hattie to interfere with his classes at Virginia, Joseph’s warning was not unreasonable. The father warmed up to Ellen quickly, however, and Wilson’s mother finally followed suit two months later (Weinstein 1981: 58–9; Saunders 1985: 31).

At Johns Hopkins, scholars were supposed to pursue detailed, painstaking research that would, slowly over time, build an edifice of knowledge. For Wilson, words were more than a utilitarian tool; they were an art form. Now he was expected to use words sparingly and plainly. The drudgery of the massive amount of reading expected in graduate school also grated on Wilson, who still read very slowly. ” Repeating his now established pattern, when under stress Wilson complained of “colds” and digestive problems, but he worked diligently on his coursework (Weinstein 1981: 60–1; Cooper 2009: 45).

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