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  • Woodrow Wilson Gets Elected
  • Wilson's improvements to businesses
  • Federal Farm loan act
  • Adamson Act
  • Antitrust Act
  • Wilson's support of Women's rights
  • Former governor of New Jersey, Woodrow Wilson was the 28th president of the United States. He studied law and earned a Ph. D. He was very supportive of farmers and small businesses durning his presidency.
  • Wilson and Mother's Day
  • He helped improve businesses by passing the federal Farm Loan act, providing insurance of low cost and long term mortgages to farms. Wilson also passed the Adamson Act, creating 8 hour workdays for railroad workers. lastly, he passed the Antitrust act which set restrictions on businesses.
  • Wilson's reforms on business
  • Woodrow Wilson became a major advocate for women's suffrage. After many protests outside of the white house, he joined his daughter, leading suffragist Jessie Woodrow Wilson Sayre. He passed the 19th amendment, finally permitting women to vote.
  • Wilson and WW1
  • In May 1914, the U.S. Congress passed a law declaring the second Sunday in May as Mother's Day. The next day, President Wilson issued an announcement for the first national Mother's Day.
  • During his presidential campaign in 1912, Wilson had made three main reforms on business, tariffs, and banking, which later became known as the "New Freedom." The results of this were the Federal Trade Act, the Underwood Tariff Act, and the creation of the Federal Reserve System.
  • Wilson tried to keep the U.S. out of World War I and was re-elected with the campaign slogan, "He kept us out of war", but the country entered World War 1 in 1917. Later, he received the Nobel Peace Prize for his negotiation of a peace treaty and plan for the League of Nations.
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