Thomas Woodrow Wilson: President Of The United States

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Thomas Woodrow Wilson Woodrow Wilson was born on December 28, 1856. He was born in Staunton, Virginia. He witnessed the Civil War as a child in Virginia. He studied his academics and went on to college. After graduating Wilson went on to become a professor of political science at Princeton. He eventually became president of Princeton in 1902. His reputation was growing and some democrats were starting to think he was presidential material. So they decided to convince him to run for Governor of New Jersey. He persuaded the people of New Jersey he was a progressive. He won the election. At the 1912 Democratic National Convention he was nominated for president. He went on to campaign for states rights and eventually won the presidential
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