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Unformatted text preview: James Wilkinson - James Wilkinson, a hero of the Revolutionary War, served as deputy governor of the Louisiana Territory under the command of William Claiborne. He played a significant role in Aaron Burr's secessionist plot, but was cleared of wrongdoing after revealing the scheme to Jefferson. He later served an unremarkable tenure in the War of 1812. Woodrow Wilson - Woodrow Wilson was the twenty-eighth President of the United States, serving from 1913-1921. He is also noted for serving as president of Princeton University. Wilson advanced the fortunes of the Democratic Party, which had been in disarray for nearly half-a-century in the aftermath of the Civil War. After avoiding involvement in World War I for several years, Wilson finally committed the United States to the Allied cause, and later spearheaded the negotiations over the Treaty of Versailles...
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This note was uploaded on 12/28/2011 for the course HIST 101 taught by Professor Womer during the Fall '08 term at Texas State.
- Fall '08