Tuesday, 24 December 2013

The USA and the world since 1918: KEY PEOPLE

He was the 28th President of the USA (Democrat) from 1913 to 1921. Wilson asked Congress to declare war on the German Empire in April 1917. In his Fourteen Points he stipulated that international relations should be based on democracy and freedom. He initiated the setting up of the League of Nations.

He was the 32nd President of the USA (Democrat) from 1933 to 1945. After Pearl Harbor (1941), he made the USA intervene in the Second World War. He was instrumental in the setting up of the United Nations.

TIME photos of FDR

Other key people:
  • John J. Pershing
  • Warren G. Harding
  • David Lloyd George
  • Georges Clemenceau
  • Lenin
  • Winston Churchill
  • Harry Truman
  • George Marshall
  • Stalin
  • Dwight D. Eisenhower
  • Nikita Khrushchev
  • Leonid Brezhnev
  • Fidel Castro
  • John F. Kennedy
  • Lyndon B. Johnson
  • Richard Nixon
  • Ronald Reagan
  • George H. W. Bush
  • Bill Clinton
  • George W. Bush
  • Margaret Thatcher
  • François Mitterand
  • Mikhaïl Gorbatchev
  • Boris Yeltsin
  • Barack Obama
  • Vladimir Putin

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