A Companion to Woodrow Wilson by Ross A. Kennedy

By Ross A. Kennedy

A significant other to Woodrow Wilson offers a compilation of essays contributed by way of numerous students within the box that conceal all facets of the existence and occupation of America’s twenty eighth president.

  • Represents the single present anthology of essays to introduce readers to the scholarship on all features of Wilson's existence and career
  • Offers a 'one cease' vacation spot for someone drawn to figuring out how the scholarship on Wilson has advanced and the place it stands now

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Wilson had given his cabinet members a great deal of authority to act as they saw fit, so the government continued to operate, but decisions that required the President’s approval were delayed. In the meantime, Edith acted as, in Cooper’s words, Wilson’s “gatekeeper,” deciding who could see Wilson and what official papers would reach him. Cooper accepts Edith’s claim that she was thinking of Wilson’s health by shielding him, but also that she did what she thought Wilson himself would have wanted.

2008) What The World Should Be, Woodrow Wilson and the Crafting of a Faith Based Foreign Policy. Waco, TX: Baylor. Miller, K. (2010) Ellen and Edith: Woodrow Wilson’s First Ladies. Lawrence: Kansas State University Press. M. (1978) Woodrow Wilson: The Years of Preparation. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press. W. (1985) Ellen Axson Wilson: First Lady between Two Worlds. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press. Smith, G. (1966) When the Cheering Stopped: The Last Years of Woodrow Wilson.

Wilson asked Ellen to marry him despite his mother’s objections. Mrs Wilson noted that her son’s financial prospects were uncertain since he was returning to school, although, as Weinstein noted, she had approved of Wilson’s courtship of Hattie Woodrow when Wilson’s financial status was no better. Weinstein noted that perhaps Mrs Wilson thought if Wilson married a cousin, then the mother could remain closer to her son than if he married an outsider. Perhaps she sensed that Ellen was more independent than Hattie.

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