Woodrow Wilson

Woodrow Wilson

Woodrow Wilson graduated from Princeton in 1879 he studied law at Univ of Virginia. After receiving his Ph.D. degree he taught history, at Bryn Mawr and Wesleyan Univ. His attempt to change the social by eliminating the best eating clubs for upperclassmen and introducing the quad system, where the students from all classes would live and eat together. He wasn?t successful. It brought great trouble. Wilson?s bad record brought him to the forefront of national politics. After he got out of the school he went for the president elation because he wanted to be knowen. He was running against Champ Clark. Champ Clark was the leading person for the president at the Democratic meeting in 1912. He could not get the necessary 2/3 of the votes. After he had exhausted his strength Wilson won on the 46th ballot. Wilson got 435 electoral votes Wilson revived the custom in 1801 of addressing Congress in person and immediately called for a series of reforms, which he had called the New Freedom in his presidential campaign. The La Follette Seamen?s Act, regulating labor conditions aboard ship, became law 1915 the Adamson Act, establishing an eight-hour day for railroad employees,

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