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By Ross A. Kennedy

A spouse to Woodrow Wilson offers a compilation of essays contributed by means of numerous students within the box that hide all points of the lifestyles and occupation of America’s twenty eighth president.

  • Represents the single present anthology of essays to introduce readers to the scholarship on all points of Wilson's existence and career
  • Offers a 'one cease' vacation spot for an individual attracted to realizing 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 non secular, ancient, and Political proposal (pages 38–54): Malcolm D. Magee
Chapter 3 route to strength (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 govt (pages 89–105): Robert C. Hilderbrand
Chapter Six the hot Freedom and its Evolution (pages 106–132): W. Elliot Brownlee
Chapter Seven Wilson and Race kinfolk (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 United States (pages 206–224): Michael E. Neagle
Chapter Twelve US guidelines 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 fiscal 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 battle goals, 1917 to November eleven, 1918 (pages 365–385): John A. Thompson
Chapter Twenty guidelines towards Russia and Intervention within the Russian Revolution (pages 386–405): David S. Foglesong
Chapter Twenty?One Wilson's regulations 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 international Order of everlasting Peace and defense (pages 470–491): William R. Keylor
Chapter Twenty?Five Wilson, Europe's Colonial Empires, and the difficulty of Imperialism (pages 492–517): Priscilla Roberts
Chapter Twenty?Six The League struggle (pages 518–527): John Milton Cooper
Chapter Twenty?Seven crimson 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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Her family situation had changed in the spring of 1884. Her father, now confined to a mental hospital due to his increasing depression, died suddenly. Many historians assume it was a suicide. Wilson rushed to Ellen’s side to help her through the sudden loss. Reverend Axson had, however, left Ellen an estate worth $12,000, which would equal about $250,000 in 2010. Ellen now had the means to study art at the Art League in New York City and to send her brothers to college (Saunders 1985: 47). Wilson had “mixed feelings” about Ellen’s desire to improve her already considerable artistic talent.

They were married on the evening of December 18, 1915, at Edith’s home. The couple went on a honeymoon at Hot Springs, Virginia. A Secret Service agent on the presidential train reported seeing the happy new groom dancing down the aisle of the train in his pajamas, dressing robe and slippers, singing “Oh you beautiful doll! ” (Cooper 2009: 304–6). Wilson ran for re-election in 1916 with Edith as his new wife and advisor. After winning an exceptionally close race against Republican Charles Evans Hughes, he had to deal with worsening relations with Germany and the entry of the United States into World War I.

Wilson did become jealous, and while he did not demand that she stop associating with other men, he did insist that she make her status as an engaged woman known to discourage would-be suitors. He travelled to New York to spend Christmas with Ellen in 1884. After a romantic week together Wilson returned to Baltimore to continue his studies (Saunders 1985: 47–55; Cooper 2009: 52–3). The year 1885 was an eventful one for Wilson and Ellen. In January his first book, Congressional Government, was published.

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