Woodrow Wilson was president of Princeton
University (1902–1910), governor of New Jersey (1911–1913), twenty-eighth president
of the United States (1913–1921), and creator of the League of Nations. Although he
was sometimes caricatured as a northern academic, Wilson was born in Staunton, Virginia, and considered
himself to be southern. As such, he was the first southerner elected president since
Zachary Taylor in 1848, and
brought to the. . .
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