Transcript of Woodrow Wilson Prezi
December, 28, 1856 - February, 3, 1924 Woodrow Wilson Birth Civil War - April 12, 1861 1870 1879 - 83 1874 1901 - 03 December, 28, 1856, Thomas Woodrow Wilson was the third child born to Jessie Janet Woodrow and Joseph Ruggles Wilson in Staunton, Virginia. 1908 & 1909 The Civil War begins in Charleston, South Carolina as the battle of Fort Sumter takes way. Africans Americas earnt he right to vote with the addition of 15 amendment. Wilson also moves to Columbia, South Carolina with his family an his father becomes a professor in the Columbia Theological Seminary. Wilson's family moves again but this time they choose to move to Wilmington, North Carolina. Wilson graduates from Princeton University in 1879. Then he goes on to graduate from Law School at the University of Virginia. At last he settles down with his first wife Ellen Axon in 1983. Leon Czolgosz assassinates President William McKinley resulting in Theodore Roosevelt becoming the president in 1901. Woodrom becomes president on Princeton University in 1902. Wilson's father dies in 1903. Henry Ford introduces the first car in the US in 1908. In 1909, Wilson accepts his Democratic Party nomination and is elected governor of New Jersey. 1865 President Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth. Slavery was outlawed with the addition of the 13 movement. This would result in the forming of the Ku Klux Klan. 1886 - 90 Woodrow and Ellen have there first child, Margret in 1886. They have their second daughter, Jessie in 1887. Wilson's mother dies in 1888. He also begins teaching at Wesleyan University in Connecticut in the same year. A few years later in 1890 he is appointed full professor at Princeton University. Becomes president: 1912 April 15, 1912 the Titanic sank. Also in the same year Woodrow would go on to become president of the United States as a part of the Democratic party beating the Socialists and Republicans. RIP Woodrow Wilson February 3, 1924 Wilson would suffer a collapse that day and be announced dead at home later that evening. Thousands would attend his funeral to show respect. Full transcript
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