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Woodrow Wilson--Supplementary Resources

Woodrow Wilson: Prophet of Peace examines the struggle of a president who brought the United States through World War I and tried in vain to make America a member of the League of Nations. Below are materials for further exploration of the subjects this lesson considers.

Woodrow Wilson House
The Woodrow Wilson House is a part of the of the National Trust for Historic Preservation. Visit their website for further information and museum hours.

The Woodrow Wilson Birthplace
The Woodrow Wilson Birthplace & Museum in Staunton, Virginia presents a look into Wilson's entire career, from his days at Princeton University to his role as President of the United States.

Washington, DC, Travel Itinerary
The National Park Service's travel itinerary, "Washington, DC," provides information on places listed in the National Register for their association with the city's history, including Woodrow Wilson House.

American Presidents Travel Itinerary
The Discover Our Shared Heritage itinerary on American Presidents provides information on places associated with the 28th President of the United States, Woodrow Wilson, including the Woodrow Wilson House. 

Biographies of Woodrow Wilson
The following include:

  • a portrait from the White House;
  • a copy of Wilson's First and Second Inaugural Addresses
  • a timeline of Wilson's accomplishments while in office.

National Archives
The Archives has placed on its website a large number of items related to Woodrow Wilson and his presidency. To find them, use the search engine.

American Presidents, Life Portraits
In this series, C-SPAN explores the life stories of the 41 men who have been president by traveling to presidential homes, museums, libraries, and grave sites and speaking with presidential scholars. American Presidents, Life Portraits will focus on one president each week, including Woodrow Wilson on September 13, 1999.

The Treaty of Versailles & the League of Nations
The University of San Diego's Steve Schoeheer has assembled a comprehensive index of primary documents, photographs, editorial cartoons, and time lines relating to the events that followed World War I.

 

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