Woodrow Wilson By kary kalogeromitros

Introduction: Woodrow Wilson was born on December 28, 1856 and died on February 3, 1924. He served as the 28th President and made many accomplishements. He was mainly influenced by his father, a minister and sometime college teacher as well as by his childhood in Georgia during the Civil War.

Education: He has attended a school at Augusta, then Davidson College in N.C. in 1873 from where he was transferred to Princeton. Then, in 1879, he attended a law school at the University of Virginia for one year. In 1883, he entered Johns Hopkins University to study history, political science and the German language. There he got his doctoral dissertation.

Accomplishments-Impact: * He became governor of New Jersey in 1910. *He served as the President of the United States from 1912-1921. * He signed the Federal Reserve Act which created and established the central banking system of the United States.

Accomplishments-Significance-Impact: * He passed the Clayton Antitrust Act which made certain business practices illegal. *He signed the Federal Trade Commision. *The most important: He was awarded the Nobel Peace prize in 1919 for formation of the League of Nations and his efforts towards international peace.


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