21 Liberalism and the World System

Woodrowwilsonincongress1917 wilsonscareer

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Unformatted text preview: odrow Wilson, US Enters War ­ ‘World Safe for Democracy’ US Enters War ­ ‘World Safe for Democracy’ Pres. Woodrow Wilson in Congress, 1917 Wilson’s Career Wilson’s Career • Lawyer, academic • 1902­10, President of Princeton • 1910­1912, Governor of New Jersey • 1912­1920, US President Wilsonian idealism Wilsonian idealism • “Peace without victory” • “A world safe for democracy” • Self­determination • League of Nations Significance Significance • Context – European ‘civil war’ and breakdown o...
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