Woodrow Wilson

The 28th U.S. President

Overview

Party: Democratic Party


Election Opponents:


  1. Theodore Roosevelt
  2. William H. Taft
  3. Eugene V. Debs
  4. Eugene W. Chafin


Vice President: Thomas R. Marshall

Cabinet Members

March 4, 1913-March 3, 1917 (Term 1)


State:

  1. William Jennings Bryan
  2. Robert Lansing (from June 23, 1915)

Treasury:

  1. William Gibbs McAdoo

War:

  1. Lindley Miller Garrison
  2. Newton Diehl Baker (from March 9, 1916)

Attorney General:

  1. James McReynolds
  2. Thomas Watt Gregory (from September 3, 1914)

Interior:

  1. Franklin Knight Lane



March 4, 1917-March 3, 1921 (Term 2)


State:

  1. Robert Lansing
  2. Bainbridge Colby (from March 23, 1920)

Treasury:

  1. William Gibbs McAdoo
  2. Carter Glass (from December 16, 1918)
  3. David Franklin Houston (from February 2, 1920)

War:

  1. Newton Diehl Baker

Attorney General:

  1. Thomas Watt Gregory
  2. Mitchell Palmer (from March 5, 1919)

Interior:

  1. Franklin Knight Lane
  2. John Barton Payne (from March 13, 1920)

Policies

Foreign
  • WWI
  • 14 Points
  • League of Nations (United States didn't join)
  • International trade
  • War Industries Board (1917)


Domestic

  • 14 Points
  • Underwood-Simmons Act
  • Clayton Antitrust Act (1914)
  • War Industries Board (1917)


Economic

  • 14 Points
  • International trade
  • Underwood-Simmons Act
  • Federal Reserve Act of 1913

Quotes

"America was established not to create wealth but to realize a vision, to realize an ideal - to discover and maintain liberty among men."


"There is no higher religion than human service. To work for the common good is the greatest creed."


"The seed of revolution is repression."