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Collection Reference Number GLC02904
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
Date 2 April 1917
Author Wilson, Woodrow (1856-1924)  
Document Type Government document; Pamphlet
Content Description Asks Congress to declare war against Germany. Marks the beginning of the American involvement in World War I.
Subjects President  Presidential Speeches and Proclamations  Congress  Military History  World War I  Global History and Civics  
People Wilson, Woodrow (1856-1924)  
Place written Washington, D.C.
Theme Government & Politics; The Presidency; World War I
Sub-collection The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1860-1945
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Civil War, Reconstruction and the Modern Era: 1860-1945