The Presidency Of President William H. Taft

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President William H. Taft was the twenty-seventh president of the United States of America. His presidential term lasted from March 4, 1909 to March 4, 1913. Following President Taft, President Woodrow Wilson was the twenty-eighth president. His office term began on March 4, 1913 and lasted until March 4, 1921. His Vice President was Thomas R. Marshall and he stood by President Wilson’s side all eight years. President Wilson was born on December 28, 1856 in Staunton City, Virginia. He attended Davison College, Princeton University, Johns Hopkins University, and the University of Virginia School of Law, graduating with a PhD in Political Science, along with other degrees. In 1902, Wilson became the thirteenth president of Princeton University, which was his dream job. Wilson had a stroke in May of 1906 that was a serious life threating incident. Wilson had turned into a social democrat, leading him into becoming the governor of New Jersey in 1910. Due to his successes, he was nominated as the Democratic Presidential candidate in 1912 and soon to follow was the presidency. …show more content…
So, they started becoming allies with each other. Great Britain and France allied against Germany and soon thereafter Russia joined Great Britain and France. Germany then realized that they needed allies as well and became allies with Austria-Hungary, Bulgaria and Turkey. Austrian Archduke Franz Ferdinand and his wife was visiting a friend in Sarajevo on June 28, 1914 when they were both shot and killed by Gavrilo Princip. Princip and his cohorts were supplied with weapons by a terrorist organization called the Black Hand. Due to the death of Franz Ferdinand and his wife, Austria-Hungary declared war on Serbia. Because Russia was a Serbia ally, Russia, England and France joined in the war to protect Serbia. Thus, creating World War

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