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Collection Reference Number GLC00466
From Archive Folder Documents Relating to the 1910s 
Title Address of the President of the United States, delivered at a joint session of the two houses of Congress April 2, 1917
Date 2 April 1917
Author Wilson, Woodrow (1856-1924)  
Document Type Pamphlet
Content Description Signed by Wilson on front endpaper. Asks Congress to declare war against Germany. Marks the beginning of the American involvement in World War I. With original blue dust-jacket.
Subjects President  Presidential Speeches and Proclamations  Congress  Law  Military History  World War I  Government and Civics  Global History and Civics  
People Wilson, Woodrow (1856-1924)  
Place written Garden City, New York
Theme World War I; Government & Politics; The Presidency
Sub-collection The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1860-1945
Module Civil War, Reconstruction and the Modern Era: 1860-1945