Learning Exercise

Woodrow Wilson: Audio file of speech about Democratic Principles

This assignment explores the democratic principles of Woodrow Wilson.
Course: American Government

A 36 second audio file of Woodrow Wilson speaking on democratic principles. From the Vincent Voice Library at Michigan... see more


Two minute paper- Compare Wilson’s vision of Democracy with today’s version Students are to listen to the speech and write a 2 minute paper answering the following: Ask students to think about and write down impressions while they listen to Wilson’s speech. What is Woodrow Wilson’s key message? What is the speaker's point of view? How does Wilson’s vision of democracy differ from what students are hearing from the candidates today?

Technical Notes

Author Robert Downs


American Political Culture: America's Core Political Ideals

Type of Task

Learning Objectives

Examine America's three core political ideals.