January 21, 2014
Woodrow Wilson, the twenty-eighth president of this great nation lived a long life with many challenges. Through his childhood, adult life and presidency many challenges came his way. Through the good and the bad he became known as one of the most loved presidents of the United States of America.
Woodrow Wilson’s life while being youth was a typical life including challenges, fun and education. Woodrow Wilson was born December twenty eighth or twenty ninth in the year of 1856. Woodrow’s home place was in Atlanta, Georgia. He grew up with a father, mother, two older sisters and a younger brother. His father’s name is Joseph Ruggles Wilson. His mother’s name is Janet Wilson. The two older sisters we Annie and Marrion, and his younger brothers name is Joseph Wilson Jr. Joseph Wilson Sr. was Woodrow’s teacher until he learned enough to go onto college. He entered into the college of New Jersey now known as Princeton. Later he entered into the University of Virginia to study law. Not only was his life filled with education and family, but he also had a religious background in the Presbyterian Church.
As Wilson began to grow, he married his college sweetheart Ellen Louise Axon. Though, soon she died and he remarried Edith Bolling Grant. Wilson had three girls all born from Ellen. His three daughter’s names were Margret, Jessie and Eleanor. Other than his family life he was a professor, and the university president. Not only was Wilson a family man, and a very busy teacher, he held a political position as governor of New Jersey. He was a noble man to his country although he did not serve in the army he loved his country very much. Wilson lived a wonderful life through the years.
As Wilson’s life passed by Wilson decided to run for president of the United States of America. Leading to Presidency was difficult though, war world one was going on and the people of America were looking for a