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The Approaching Storm: Roosevelt, Wilson, Addams, and Their Clash Over America's Future

Author: Neil Lanctot.

The Approaching Storm: Roosevelt, Wilson, Addams, and Their Clash Over America's Future

Author: Neil Lanctot.

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Item #: D31707
Format: Hardcover
Pages: 656
Publication Date: 2021
Publisher: Riverhead
ISBN: 9780735210592
In the early years of the 20th century, the most famous Americans on the national stage were Theodore Roosevelt, Woodrow Wilson, and Jane Addams—two presidents and a social worker. Each took a different path to prominence, yet each believed the United States must assume a more dynamic role in confronting domestic and international problems. Following t... More
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In the early years of the 20th century, the most famous Americans on the national stage were Theodore Roosevelt, Woodrow Wilson, and Jane Addams—two presidents and a social worker. Each took a different path to prominence, yet each believed the United States must assume a more dynamic role in confronting domestic and international problems. Following the outbreak of World War I in 1914, the views of these the three progressives grew sharply apart, and as Neil Lanctot discusses here, American politics fractured in their wake.


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