Woodrow Wilson Isolationism

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In 1912 Roosevelt decided to challenge Taft for the democratic nomination, and after not winning. created the progressive party, splitting the vote. Which is something most presidential candidates promise NOT to do. When you create a separate party, whether 80% or 8% of your voters come with you, you are taking voters from your Party. By doing this you are pretty much deciding that the third party wins, and in this case that was Woodrow Wilson. Woodrow wilson was very different than presidents before him because he wanted isolationism as a foreign policy, which did not end up happening. Early in his presidency isolationism was practiced, we stayed out of every other country’s business. Our history as an imperialist country is quite long. Rather
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