History Stories
CATEGORY: Woodrow Wilson
Why the U.S. Has Spent 200 Years Flip-Flopping Between Isolationism and Engagement
March 16, 2018

What does the United States want to be to the world? Read More

The President’s Annual State of the Union Address, Explained
January 29, 2018

As President Donald Trump prepares to address Congress for his 2018 State of the Union address, take a look back at the history of this high-profile tradition. Read More

Presidential Feuds With the Media Are Nothing New
January 26, 2018

Journalists have angered presidents from the earliest days of America’s founding. Read More

5 Presidents Who Hid Their Health Issues
January 18, 2018

These Presidents didn't want the state of their health to affect the state of the nation. Read More

This Huge Women’s March Drowned Out a Presidential Inauguration in 1913
January 17, 2018

“Where are all the people?” an aide asked. Read More

Going to Summer Camp in 1913 Meant Practicing for World War I
July 18, 2017

How the Plattsburg camps tried (and failed) to raise a volunteer army ahead of World War I. Read More

History Faceoff: Should the U.S. Have Entered World War I?
April 5, 2017

On the centennial of America’s entry into World War I, explore the historical debate about whether the decision to declare war on Germany was a correct one or not. Read More

The Secret History of the Zimmermann Telegram
March 1, 2017

A century after the infamous Zimmermann Telegram was made public, take a look back at the explosive document that helped speed America’s entry into World War I. Read More

Remembering the 1912 Presidential Election
November 2, 2012

A former president, a current president, a future president and a Socialist Party candidate all sought the White House 100 years ago. Read More