A Companion to Woodrow Wilson by Ross A. Kennedy

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By Ross A. Kennedy

A spouse to Woodrow Wilson offers a compilation of essays contributed through a number of students within the box that disguise all points of the existence and profession of America’s twenty eighth president.

  • Represents the one present anthology of essays to introduce readers to the scholarship on all facets of Wilson's lifestyles and career
  • Offers a 'one cease' vacation spot for an individual drawn to figuring out how the scholarship on Wilson has developed and the place it stands now

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Wilson rushed to Ellen’s side to help her through the sudden loss. Reverend Axson had, however, left Ellen an estate worth $12,000, which would equal about $250,000 in 2010. Ellen now had the means to study art at the Art League in New York City and to send her brothers to college (Saunders 1985: 47). Wilson had “mixed feelings” about Ellen’s desire to improve her already considerable artistic talent. He was disappointed by “the indefinite postponement of our marriage” but nonetheless, he rode with her on the train to New York City and saw that she was settled in at the school on West Fourteenth Street in Manhattan.

He had two books out, both of which were well-received, and he was becoming a popular speaker, being invited around the eastern part of the United States to give talks on the history of politics. He had three daughters he loved to play with and a wife he adored. His family continued to grow as they took in Ellen’s three siblings. Stockton Axson lived with them in Connecticut and attended Wesleyan, where he earned his BA in 1890. The younger brother, Edward (Eddie) lived with the family while he attended Princeton.

Wilson ran for re-election in 1916 with Edith as his new wife and advisor. After winning an exceptionally close race against Republican Charles Evans Hughes, he had to deal with worsening relations with Germany and the entry of the United States into World War I. This chapter is not the place to discuss Wilson’s war policy, or the Versailles Treaty to follow. But Wilson and Edith worked to set an example of sacrifice and support for the war. To save labor, sheep grazed the lawn at 1600 Pennsylvania and the wool auctioned for charity.

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