American Presidents

More about Woodrow Wilson

  • During his term, the 17th, 18th, and 19th amendments were established.
  • Wilsonís first wife, Ellen, died while he was in office. He remarried the next year to Edith, who was quietly referred to as his ďco-president,Ē after Wilsonís 1919 stroke made it necessary for her to take over routine duties and details of government.
  • He is the only president buried in Washington, DC.
  • "It is not men that interest or disturb me primarily; it is ideas. Ideas live; men die."

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