Special message by Woodrow Wilson, president of the United States, to the Congress

delivered at Washington, D.C., April 2, 1917. by United States. President (1913-1921 : Wilson)

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  • World War, 1914-1918 -- United States -- Causes,
  • United States -- Foreign relations -- 1913-1921 -- Speeches in Congress

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WSU MASC copy is: 002-117987651.

GenreSpeeches in Congress.
ContributionsWilson, Woodrow, 1856-1924., McWhorter Collection.
The Physical Object
Pagination[8] p. :
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On 2 April , President Wilson delivered his “War Message” to Congress, affirming that the United States had “no quarrel with the German people,” but only with the German autocracy that had forced war upon the United States. “The world,” Wilson proclaimed, “must be made safe for democracy.” And it would be the doughboys of.   After addressing some of the problems plaguing our modern world – including war, chemical weapons, terrorism and the global economic crisis – U.S. President Barack Obama concluded his speech to the United Nations General Assembly on Tuesday by saying, "I know what side of history I want the United States of America to be : Galia Licht. In his speech before a special session of Congress, Wilson, as usual, took the moral high ground and declared that not only had America’s rights as a neutral been violated but that “The world must be made safe for democracy.”. Woodrow Wilson summary: Woodrow Wilson was the 28th president of the United States of America. He was born in Virginia in He was the son of a Reverend and traveled quite a bit as a child with his family. He attended college at what is now Princeton University, studied law at the University of Virginia, and earned a Ph.D. from Johns.

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Image courtesy of the Library of Congress Featured in this image, President Woodrow Wilson resumed the tradition of delivering the Annual Message to a Joint Session of Congress. On this date, President Woodrow Wilson appeared before a Joint Session of Congress to read his message on tariff reform, breaking a year-old custom of presidential messages being.

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Limited edition of President Wilson’s historic “War Message,” delivered to a special session of Congress on the brink of America’s entry into World War I, one of only copies printed.

In this eloquent Address to a special joint session of the 65th Congress, delivered on April 2,President Wilson issued his War Message that. Read the excerpt from President Woodrow Wilson's speech, "War Message to Congress." I am not now thinking of the loss of property involved, immense and serious as that is, but only for the wanton and wholesale destruction of the lives of non-combatants, men, women, and.

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In JanuaryPresident Woodrow Wilson, in a speech before Congress, A. suggested the creation of the League of Nations in the post-war period. insisted that the nation's financial interests had to be protected from a German victory. asked for a declaration of war against Germany. Special Message by Woodrow Wilson President of the United States to the Congress, delivered at Washington D.C.

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Woodrow Wilson, First Annual Message. On 3 FebruaryPresident Wilson addressed Congress to announce that diplomatic relations with Germany were severed.

In a Special Session of Congress held on 2 AprilPresident Wilson delivered this 'War Message.' Four days later, Congress overwhelmingly passed the War Resolution which brought the United States into the Great War.

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Wilson asks for declaration of war. On this day inPresident Woodrow Wilson asks Congress to send U.S. troops into battle against Germany in World War I.

In his address to Congress that day, Wilson lamented it is a fearful thing to lead this great peaceful people into war. Four days later, Congress obliged and declared war on Germany. Selected Special Collections Woodrow Wilson Library Books and personal mementos of Woodrow Wilson.

[Woodrow Wilson, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing front]. Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress. T he personal library of Woodrow Wilson () was presented to the Library of Congress by Edith Bolling Galt Wilson in But after the election Wilson concluded that America could not remain neutral in the World War.

On April 2, he asked Congress for a declaration of war on Germany. Massive American effort slowly tipped the balance in favor of the Allies. “Selected Addresses and Public Papers of Woodrow Wilson”, p, The Minerva Group, Inc.

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The next day, President Wilson decided to enter the war alongside the Allied forces. On April 2,Wilson requested that Congress declare war on Germany, stating that the "The world must be made safe for democracy." Congress declared war on April 6, and Wilson signed the war declaration on April 7.

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