Woodrow Wilson: Great Person And Role Model

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Woodrow Wilson "Tell me what is right and I will fight for it" is something Woodrow Wilson would say. A person who made a huge impact on history is Woodrow Wilson. Wilson had a big impact on everyone, men and women. Wilson had wonderful ideas for peace in the United States of America. I feel that Woodrow Wilson was a great person and role model for other presidents and people. He impacted people's lives and history in many different ways. Woodrow Wilson was born as Thomas Woodrow Wilson and was called Tommy, most of his early life. Wilson was born on December 29, 1856, around midnight at Staunton, Virginia. His parents are Joseph Ruggles Wilson Sr. and Janet "Jessie" Woodrow Wilson. Joseph was a Presbyterian Minister and a teacher. Jessie was a Presbyterian Minister's daughter. Together Joseph and Jessie had four children. The two girls Were the oldest, Marion Wilson and Anne E. Wilson Howe. Wilson was the second youngest in the family. Joseph Ruggles Wilson Jr. was the youngest child of all. Education was a huge part of Wilson's life. Even if it was hard for him because of his dyslexia. Wilson did not learn how to read and write until he was ten-year-old. He still made it all the way through high school. In 1873, Wilson went to Davidson College …show more content…

Wilson had many achievements. A Scrupulous Scholar, Wilson’s books include a biography of George Washington and the five-volume History of the American People. Most notably the Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation and his alma mater, Princeton University’s Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs. His legacy of peace, social and financial reform, and Statesmanship with integrity lives and at many school and programs named after him. Wilson was driven by a sense of mission and a motto his father had instilled in him, “Leave the world a better place that you found it” and he certainly

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