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Other accomplishments included child labor laws, an eight-hour day for railroad workers and government loans to farmers. After graduation, she pursued portrait art and received a medal for one of her works from the Paris International Exposition. Wilson was buried in the Washington National Cathedral. Living in the South and witnessing the ravages of the Civil War up close, Reverend Wilson, a Northern transplant, adopted the Confederate cause. In he was the president of a small, struggling university, in he was the world's one hope for lasting peace. Political ambitions and university politics had transformed Wilson into a social Democrat, and he was tapped for the governorship of New Jersey in Students were to meet in groups of six under the guidance of teaching assistants known as preceptors. The League of Nations held its first meeting in January ; the United States never joined the organization. Cambridge, Mass. Smith asked Wilson to endorse his bid for the U. Tommy's mother nursed wounded soldiers during the conflict.

Soon after the wedding, Joseph was ordained as a Presbyterian pastor and assigned to serve in Staunton. Wilson is the only U. These policies extended to other areas of the District as well. When Ellen died of kidney disease infollowing Wilson's first year in the White House, he reportedly walked around in a daze for days, whispering, "My God, what am I to do?

InWorld War I began in Europe, and with the United States trying to remain neutral, foreign policy played an important role in the presidential election.

Wilson retired to Washington, D.

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Other accomplishments included child labor laws, an eight-hour day for railroad workers and government loans to farmers. Largely disinterested as a lawyer in Atlanta, he enrolled at Johns Hopkins University, where he earned a PhD in history and political science in

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"The Study of Administration" by Woodrow Wilson ()