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Unformatted text preview: 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 (See the World War I SparkNote). His efforts to advance the League of Nations were frustrated by congressional opposition, and he died shortly after leaving office. George Wythe - George Wythe served as law tutor to the young Jefferson, and later worked as a law professor at the College of William and Mary. He was one of the signers of the Declaration of Independence, and assisted Jefferson in preparing a new...
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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.
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