The Life Of Woodrow Wilson 1856-1924
1924. Daniels, Secretary of the Navy from 1913-1921, writes of the early life of Wilson with the hope that a reading of this book will stimulate devotion to the principles and ideals for which he gave his life. Contents: The Epic Figure of His Era; Inherited Traits; Boyhood Days of Tommy Wilson; At Old Nassau; Finding Himself; Educator and Lecturer; His Fight for Democracy in Education; Writer as Well as Maker of History; Governor of New Jersey; The Baltimore Convention; The Campaign of 1912; President and the Presidency; Cabinet Making and Breaking; Tariff Reform, First Step; The Currency System; The Wilson Policy in Mexico; Island Territories; Redeeming the Pledges; Patronage and Merit System; Wilson as a Political Leader; A breaker of Precedents; The Human Side of Wilson; Neutrality; Re-elected to the Presidency; Accepting the Gage of Battle; The World War; Peaceful Penetration; The President in Europe; A Vision of World Peace; The Fight for the Covenant; An Appeal to Caesar; Broken at the Wheel; The Invalid President; The End of the Road; Spiritual Satisfaction; and The Way of Peace.
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Could have done with better editing. Pedestrian writing which made it hard to get to know who Mr. Wilson really was. Disappointing because of that. Read full review