Reforming the World

Woodrow Wilson to John Mott, 1 May 1908, box 100, folder 1760, Mott Papers. 47. John Mott to Woodrow ... 16, 1905–1907 (Princeton, NJ, 1973); see also Arthur S. Link, ed., The Papers of Woodrow Wilson, vol. 17, 1907–08 (Princeton, NJ, ...

Author: Ian Tyrrell

Publisher: Princeton University Press

ISBN: 9781400836635

Category: History

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Reforming the World offers a sophisticated account of how and why, in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, American missionaries and moral reformers undertook work abroad at an unprecedented rate and scale. Looking at various organizations such as the Young Men's Christian Association and the Student Volunteer Movement for Foreign Missions, Ian Tyrrell describes the influence that the export of American values had back home, and explores the methods and networks used by reformers to fashion a global and nonterritorial empire. He follows the transnational American response to internal pressures, the European colonies, and dynamic changes in global society. Examining the cultural context of American expansionism from the 1870s to the 1920s, Tyrrell provides a new interpretation of Christian and evangelical missionary work, and he addresses America's use of "soft power." He describes evangelical reform's influence on American colonial and diplomatic policy, emphasizes the limits of that impact, and documents the often idiosyncratic personal histories, aspirations, and cultural heritage of moral reformers such as Margaret and Mary Leitch, Louis Klopsch, Clara Barton, and Ida Wells. The book illustrates that moral reform influenced the United States as much as it did the colonial and quasi-colonial peoples Americans came in contact with, and shaped the architecture of American dealings with the larger world of empires through to the era of Woodrow Wilson. Investigating the wide-reaching and diverse influence of evangelical reform movements, Reforming the World establishes how transnational organizing played a vital role in America's political and economic expansion.
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Ellen and Edith

Saunders , Ellen , 130 ; EAW - WW , Apr. 5 , 1901 , in Arthur S. Link , ed . , The Papers of Woodrow Wilson , vol . 12 ( Princeton , N.J .: Princeton University Press , 1972 ) , 120 ; “ Editorial Note : Wilson's History of the American ...

Author: Kristie Miller

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ISBN: UOM:39076002902992

Category: Biography & Autobiography

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An authoritative dual biography of the two wives of Woodrow Wilson. Presents a rich and complex portrait of Wilson's marriages, first to the demure Ellen Axon Wilson and then to the controversial Edith Bolling Wilson, as well as his relationship with a "dearest friend," Mary Allen Hulbert Peck.
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Presidential Personality And Performance

De Schweinitz's finding of a burst blood vessel is also reported in a footnote in The Papers of Woodrow Wilson, vol. 16, p. 412, n. 1. Additional References Following the appearance in Political Science Quarterly of a condensed version ...

Author: Alexander L George

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781000308075

Category: Political Science

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This book, which examines the leadership styles and decisionmaking practices of presidents from Woodrow Wilson to Bill Clinton, reflects the authors interest for over half a century in the impact of personality on the political behavior of our political leaders. Its contents range from the story of the Georges collaboration on their pioneering stud
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A Companion to Woodrow Wilson

Wilson, W. (1906) “Two News Reports of Addresses in Chattanooga, Tennessee," October 27, 1906, in AS. Link et al., eds, Papers of Woodrow Wilson. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, vol. 16, 474-6. Wilson, W. (1907a) “Address” at ...

Author: Ross A. Kennedy

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9781118445402

Category: History

Page: 680

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A Companion to Woodrow Wilson presents a compilation ofessays contributed by various scholars in the field that cover allaspects of the life and career of America’s 28thpresident. Represents the only current anthology of essays to introducereaders to the scholarship on all aspects of Wilson's life andcareer Offers a 'one stop' destination for anyone interested inunderstanding how the scholarship on Wilson has evolved and whereit stands now
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Annotation

[ This volume is dedicated to late Commission staff member Sara Dunlap Jackson . ] ... 13 : March 16 , 1778 - July 6 , 1778 ( University of South Carolina Press , 1992 ) . • The Papers of Frederick ... The Papers of Woodrow Wilson , Vol .

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Reconsidering Woodrow Wilson

Woodrow Wilson , “ Address at Brussels , ” June 19 , 1919 , in Public Papers of Woodrow Wilson , vol . 5 , 509–15 , and in PWW , vol . 61 , 16–20 ; the quotation is on 18 . 16. Woodrow Wilson , “ Cablegram to the American People ...

Author: Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars

Publisher: Woodrow Wilson Center Press

ISBN: 0801890748

Category: Biography & Autobiography

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Some of today’s premier experts on Woodrow Wilson contribute to this new collection of essays about the former statesman, portraying him as a complex, even paradoxical president. Reconsidering Woodrow Wilson reveals a person who was at once an international idealist, a structural reformer of the nation’s economy, and a policy maker who was simultaneously accommodating, indifferent, resistant, and hostile to racial and gender reform. Wilson’s progressivism is discussed in chapters by biographer John Milton Cooper and historians Trygve Throntveit and W. Elliot Brownlee. Wilson’s philosophy about race and nation is taken up by Gary Gerstle, and his gender politics discussed by Victoria Bissel Brown. The seeds of Wilsonianism are considered in chapters by Mark T. Gilderhus on Wilson’s Latin American diplomacy and war; Geoffrey R. Stone on Wilson’s suppression of seditious speech; and Lloyd Ambrosius on entry into World War I. Emily S. Rosenberg and Frank Ninkovich explore the impact of Wilson’s internationalism on capitalism and diplomacy; Martin Walker sets out the echoes of Wilson’s themes in the cold war; and Anne-Marie Slaughter suggests how Wilson might view the promotion of liberal democracy today. These essays were originally written for a celebration of Wilson’s 150th birthday sponsored by the official national memorial to Wilson—the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars—in collaboration with the Woodrow Wilson House. That daylong symposium examined some of the most important and controversial areas of Wilson’s political life and presidency.
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The Irish and the American Presidency

Link, ed., The Papers of Woodrow Wilson, vol. 59, 172. 233. Frank Patrick Walsh, E.F. Dunne, and Michal J. Ryan to Robert Lansing, May 16, 1919. Link, ed., The Papers of Woodrow Wilson, vol. 59,251. 234. Duff, “The Politics of Revenge,” ...

Author: Nicole Anderson Yanoso

Publisher: Transaction Publishers

ISBN: 9781412863704

Category: Political Science

Page: 251

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There is a widely held notion that, except for the elections of 1928 and 1960, the Irish have primarily influenced only state and local government. The Irish and the American Presidency reveals that the Irish have had a consistent and noteworthy impact on presidential careers, policies, and elections throughout American history. Using US party systems as an organizational framework, this book examines the various ways that Scots-Irish and Catholic Irish Americans, as well as the Irish who remained in Éire, have shaped, altered, and sometimes driven such presidential political factors as party nominations, campaign strategies, elections, and White House policymaking. The Irish seem to be inextricably interwoven into important moments of presidential political history. Yanoso discusses the Scots-Irish participation in the American Revolution, the Whiskey Rebellion, and the War of 1812. She describes President Bill Clinton’s successful Good Friday Agreement that brought peace and hope to Northern Ireland. And finally, she assesses the now-common presidential visits to Ireland as a strategy for garnering Irish-American support back home. No previous work has explored the impact of Irish and Irish-American affairs on US presidential politics throughout the entire scope of American history. Readers interested in presidential politics, American history, and/or Irish/Irish-American history are certain to find The Irish and the American Presidency enjoyable, informative, and impactful.
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Prologue

1911 , file 41E , reel 361 , William H. Taft Papers , L.C. ° Diary of Col. Edward M. House , Oct. 16 and 20 and Nov. 8 , 1912 , The Papers of Woodrow Wilson , Arthur S. Link , et al . , eds . ( 1966- ) , vol . 25 , pp .

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Woodrow Wilson as Commander in Chief

11, 1898–1900; vol. 12, 1900–01; vol. 13, 1856–1902. 13. Berg, Wilson, p. 135. 14. Ibid. 15. Ibid. 16. Ibid., p. 138. 17. ... See Arthur S. Link, The Papers of Woodrow Wilson (Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1966–1983), vol.

Author: Michael P. Riccards

Publisher: McFarland

ISBN: 9781476679570

Category: History

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 This first study on Woodrow Wilson as the commander in chief during the Great War analyzes his management style before the war, his diplomacy and his battle with the Senate. It considers the war as representing the collapse of Western traditional virtues and examines Wilson's attempt to restore them. Emphasizing the American war effort on the domestic front, it also discusses Wilson's rise to power, his education, career, and work as governor as necessary steps in his formation. The authors deal honestly and critically with the racism that characterized this brilliant but limited career.
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