History Nuggets: Woodrow Wilson Firsts and a Christmas Tree?

Lots of firsts for President Woodrow Wilson (No. 28)… first buried in the nation’s capital…  first President to have a PhD…the first to attend a World Series, first to want a national Christmas tree… and the first to travel overseas during his time in office. His legacy includes tariff reform, income tax, currency and credit reform, regulation of business, and better working conditions for the working masses. He left behind a legacy of domestic reforms, a revised and stabilized central government and broadly admired foreign policy.  We thank you 28…

Source for this nugget 

Christmas tree at the Capitol from 1913 in the Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Online Catalog.

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