Woodrow Wilson

Standard Name: Wilson, Woodrow


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Family and Intimate relationships Sylvia Beach
SB 's father was a dynamic Presbyterian minister who drew powerful parishioners into his fold. In Princeton, New Jersey, the Reverend Sylvester Woodbridge Beach became the pastor for Woodrow Wilson and other history-makers...
Occupation Sylvia Beach
SB worked for twelve hours a day and yet she wrote to her parents to tell them that she had never felt better in her life. She wore riding breeches and amused the locals with...
politics Emmeline Pankhurst
Having arrived in the United States as a distinguished visitor, but then been refused entry, EP threatened a hunger strike. President Wilson then rescinded the ban on her. Her North American meetings in support of...
Publishing Catharine Amy Dawson Scott
In 1929 American publishers Dutton released Is This Wilson? Messages Accredited to Woodrow Wilson , Received by Mrs. C.A. Dawson Scott.
“Dictionary of Literary Biography online”. Gale Databases: Literature Resource Center-LRC.
Shepard, Leslie, editor. Encyclopedia of Occultism and Parapsychology. Gale Research, 1984.
Textual Features Hope Mirrlees
Set in May and June 1919, HM 's poem takes its readers on a surrealistic tour of the city of Paris ravaged by the First World War. People encountered (both living and dead) include Freud


4 August 1914
Germany invaded neutral Belgium. Britain and all its Commonwealth countries declared war on Germany; President Woodrow Wilson announced a policy of US neutrality.
Cumann na mBan sent Hanna Sheehy Skeffington to the USA to present President Wilson with a Cuman na mBan memorial.
22 January 1917
American President Woodrow Wilson made his well-known Peace Without Victory speech.
8 January 1918
US President Woodrow Wilson made his famous Fourteen Points for Peace declaration.
13 December 1918
The American ship George Washington, with President Woodrow Wilson aboard, laid anchor at Brest. Wilson and his entourage then took the first train to Paris for the peace conference.
14 December 1918
The post-war general election (sometimes called the coupon election) was the first in which some British women (those over thirty with a property qualification of their own or their husband's) voted.
26 December 1918
US President Woodrow Wilson (who had already been in Paris in connection with the peace conference which did not officially convene until 18 January following) was received in London with intense enthusiasm.
1 January 1920
The League of Nations officially came into being—without the United States, although the first suggestion for such a body had been made by President Woodrow Wilson .
16 January 1920
Prohibition came into force in the United States: President Woodrow Wilson had vetoed the Volstead Prohibition Enforcement Bill on 27-8 October 1919, only to be overruled by the House and Senate .
After 3 February 1924
The German embassy in Washington, DC, refused to lower its flag on the occasion of President Wilson 's death.