Woodrow Wilson: A Biography Epub Á Woodrow Wilson:
- 736 pages
- Woodrow Wilson: A Biography
- John Milton Cooper Jr.
- 19 May 2016 John Milton Cooper Jr.
➩ [Ebook] ➤ Woodrow Wilson: A Biography By John Milton Cooper Jr. ➵ – Natus-physiotherapy.co.uk The first major biography of America’s twenty eighth president in nearly two decades from one of America’s foremost Woodrow Wilson scholarsA Democrat who reclaimed the White House after sixteen ye The first major biography of America’s twenty eighth president in nearly two decades from one of America’s foremost Woodrow Wilson scholarsA Democrat who reclaimed the White House after sixteen years of Republican administrations Wilson was a transformative president—he helped create the regulatory bodies and legislation that prefigured FDR’s New Deal and would prove central to governance through the early twenty first century including Woodrow Wilson: PDF/EPUB or the Federal Reserve system and the Clayton Antitrust Act; he guided the nation through World War I; and although his advocacy in favor of joining the League of Nations proved unsuccessful he nonetheless established a new way of thinking about international relations that would carry America into the United Nations era Yet Wilson also steadfastly resisted progress for civil rights while his attorney general launched an aggressive attack on civil libertiesEven as he reminds us of the foundational scope of Wilson’s domestic policy achievements John Milton Cooper Jr reshapes our understanding of the man himself his Wilson is warm and gracious—not at all the dour puritan of popular imagination As the president of Princeton his encounters with the often rancorous battles of academe prepared him for state and national politics Just two years after he was elected governor of New Jersey Wilson now a leader in the progressive movement won the Democratic presidential nomination and went on to defeat Theodore Roosevelt and William Howard Taft in one of the twentieth century’s most memorable presidential elections Ever the professor Wilson relied on the strength of his intellectual convictions and the power of reason to win over the American peopleJohn Milton Cooper Jr gives us a vigorous lasting record of Wilson’s life and achievements This is a long overdue revelatory portrait of one of our most important presidents—particularly resonant now as another president seeks to change the way government relates to the people and regulates the economy.