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By Ross A. Kennedy

A spouse to Woodrow Wilson offers a compilation of essays contributed by means of quite a few students within the box that disguise all facets of the lifestyles and profession of America’s twenty eighth president.

  • Represents the one present anthology of essays to introduce readers to the scholarship on all points of Wilson's lifestyles and career
  • Offers a 'one cease' vacation spot for somebody attracted to figuring out how the scholarship on Wilson has developed and the place it stands now

Content:
Chapter One Wilson the fellow (pages 7–37): Mark Benbow
Chapter Wilson's spiritual, ancient, and Political notion (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 recent Freedom and its Evolution (pages 106–132): W. Elliot Brownlee
Chapter Seven Wilson and Race relatives (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 rules towards Latin the United States (pages 206–224): Michael E. Neagle
Chapter Twelve US regulations 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 girl Suffrage (pages 343–363): Barbara J. Steinson
Chapter Nineteen conflict 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 rules towards jap 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 safeguard (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 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 attractiveness (pages 567–587): Lloyd E. Ambrosius

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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.

Even 22 MA R K B E NB OW as the positive reviews praised Wilson’s book, Ellen finished her studies in New York and moved back to Georgia to prepare for their wedding at the end of May. Wilson and Ellen were married at the Independent Presbyterian Church in Savannah. Because of Reverend Axson’s untimely death, it was a small ceremony for family and a few friends. The wedding was held in the manse instead of the chapel, and there were no flowers or music. Joseph Wilson and Ellen’s grandfather, the Reverend Isaac Stockton Keith Axson, jointly performed the ceremony.

Religion was an inseparable thread in his politics and his view of history. His biographer, Arthur S. Link, stated that faith was a way of life for Wilson. He was unshaken by the theological storms of the later half of the nineteenth century. “Historical criticism and the evolutionary hypothesis, which he readily accepted, only strengthened his belief in revelation and the truth of scriptures” (Link 1963: 27). His faith in God gave ultimate meaning to the political and historical affairs of men (Link et al.

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