The United States president preserves, protects, and defends the U.S. Constitution. Each president's term influences events in America and around the world for years to come. This biography introduces young readers to the life of Woodrow Wilson, beginning with his childhood in Augusta, Georgia. Information about Wilson's education at Johns Hopkins University, where he wrote Congressional Government, and his early career as a lawyer, a professor, and the president of Princeton University is discussed. In addition, his family and personal life, as well as his retirement years are highlighted. Easy-to-read text details Wilson's political career as governor of New Jersey. Finally, students will explore key events from Democratic president Wilson's administration, including World War I, the Paris Peace Conference and the signing of the Treaty of Versailles, and the passage of the Nineteenth Amendment. Beautiful graphics showcase the primary source documents and photographs. A timeline, fast facts, and sidebars help put essential information at students' fingertips. In addition, a quick-reference chart provides easy access to facts about every U.S. president. Checkerboard Library is an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.
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