Corpus ID: 158468759

"A New Slavery of Caste": An Evaluation of President Woodrow Wilson with Regard to Race

@inproceedings{Depew2016ANS,
  title={"A New Slavery of Caste": An Evaluation of President Woodrow Wilson with Regard to Race},
  author={Jennifer Depew},
  year={2016}
}
  • Jennifer Depew
  • Published 2016
  • Political Science
  • The presidency of Woodrow Wilson has been traditionally considered successful due to his administration’s progressive legislation and leadership during World War I. Recently, his positive reputation has been challenged on the grounds of his racist views. This paper argues that these challenges are legitimate by first establishing criteria for evaluating presidents based on constitutional rights and values, and then by examining the Wilson administration’s relationships to two race-based crises… CONTINUE READING

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