Importance Of Woodrow Wilson

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"The ear of the leader must ring with the voice of people." Woodrow Wilson
The statues of the nation 's twenty-eighth president of the United States of America, Woodrow Wilson and the president of the Confederate States of America, Jefferson Davis, stood tall on the limestone pedestals of the University of Texas for 82 years since 1933. Now, Judge Karin Crump of Travis County authorized University of Texas President Greg Fenves’ decision to remove the statues based off students’ petition to remove the Davis statue. The Davis statue is going to be relocated to the University 's Briscoe Center for American History, but the Wilson statue is going to another outdoor location on campus. The University of Texas should reconsider moving the Wilson
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Before winning the White House in 1912, he was a college professor, a university president and Democratic governor of New Jersey. “In 1983, Land of Promise states that 'Wilson was an outspoken white supremacist who believed that black people were inferior. During his campaign for presidency, Wilson promoted civil rights. But once in office he forgot his promises" ' (Loewen 20). No one is perfect and everyone carries flaws that are hidden along the surface, even presidents. Fortunately, President Lyndon B. Johnson, also a racist, delivered The American Promise and supported his promise of allowing African Americans to vote by signing of the fifteenth amendment to the …show more content…
Due to a debilitating stroke in October 1919, he was unable to attend the ceremony in Oslo. Davis ' contributions were also major, but in forming the Confederate States, but Wilson contributed more to society than Davis. Wilson triumphs Davis in status, even known as a racist, white supremacist. Davis was a great mark on the Confederacy, but United States Presidency trumps that. Davis was named the president of the Confederate States of America in 1861 and advocated for slavery and state’s rights, but he personally owned slaves, which is the single, most distinctive flaw that makes Wilson better. A president can’t support one thing and do the complete opposite. Wilson has made a greater impact to society and to America than Jefferson

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