"Thomas Woodrow Wilson" was the List of Presidents of the United States/28th President of the United States from 1913 to 1921 and leader of the Progressive Movement. To date the only U.S. President to have held a Doctor of Philosophy/Ph.D., he served as President of Princeton University from 1902 to 1910. He was Governor of New Jersey from 1911 to 1913, and led his History of the United States Democratic Party/Democratic Party to win control of both the White House and Congress in 1912.
Wilson induced a conservative Democratic Congress to pass a progressive legislative agenda, unparalleled until the New Deal in 1933. This included the Federal Reserve Act, Federal Trade Commission Act, the Clayton Antitrust Act, the Federal Farm Loan Act and an Income Tax in the United States/income tax. Child labor was temporarily curtailed by the Keating–Owen Act of 1916. Wilson also averted a railroad strike and an ensuing economic crisis through passage of the Adamson Act, imposing an 8-hour workday for railroads. At the outbreak of World War I in 1914, Wilson maintained a policy of neutrality.If you enjoy these quotes, be sure to check out other famous presidents! More Woodrow Wilson on Wikipedia.