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Wilson, Thomas Woodrow
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(Dec 28, 1856, Staunton, VA – Feb 3, 1924, Washington, DC), 28th president of the United States (1913–1921). Son of a Presbyterian minister, throughout his life he remained true to his strong religious and moral convictions. The outbreak of World War I forced Wilson to abandon his initial neutrality. On Apr 2, 1917, during his second term, he moved for a declaration of war, through which he sought to restore a threatened civilization and at the same time to promote his patriotic C…

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Davis, Derek H., “Wilson, Thomas Woodrow”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 26 June 2022 <>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013

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