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Quotation by Woodrow Wilson
Atlantic Monthly (Boston, March 1901)address, April 2, 1917, to the Congress calling for war on Germanyaddress at Baltimore, Maryland (April 6, 1918)address at Independence Hall, Philadelphia (July 14, 1914)address at Independence Hall, Philadelphia (July 4, 1914)
What we seek is the reign of law, based upon the consent of the governed and sustained by the organized opinion of mankind.
Woodrow Wilson (1856–1924), U.S. president. Address at Mount Vernon (July 4, 1918).
In this one sentence Wilson summed up his war aims. His speech set up the Four Points in addition to the earlier Fourteen Points.
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