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Wilson,

city (1990 pop. 36,930), seat of Wilson co., E N.C., in a rich agricultural region; inc. 1849. It is a commercial and industrial center with a large tobacco market. There is tobacco and food processing and the manufacture of metal, paper, plastic, glass, fiberglass, and electrical products; chemicals; and apparel. Barton College is there.

Wilson

1. Alexander. 1766--1813, Scottish ornithologist in the US
2. Sir Angus (Frank Johnstone). 1913--91, British writer, whose works include the collection of short stories The Wrong Set (1949) and the novels Anglo-Saxon Attitudes (1956) and No Laughing Matter (1967)
3. Charles Thomson Rees. 1869--1959, Scottish physicist, who invented the cloud chamber: shared the Nobel prize for physics 1927
4. Edmund. 1895--1972, US critic, noted esp for Axel's Castle (1931), a study of the symbolist movement
5. (James) Harold, Baron Wilson of Rievaulx. 1916--95, British Labour statesman; prime minister (1964--70; 1974--76)
6. Jacqueline. born 1945, British writer for older girls; her best-selling books include The Story of Tracey Beaker (1991), The Illustrated Mum (1998), and Girls in Tears (2002).
7. Richard. 1714--82, Welsh landscape painter
8. (Thomas) Woodrow . 1856--1924, US Democratic statesman; 28th president of the US (1913--21). He led the US into World War I in 1917 and proposed the Fourteen Points (1918) as a basis for peace. Although he secured the formation of the League of Nations, the US Senate refused to support it: Nobel peace prize 1919
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Neither the vision nor the reality of American foreign policy after 1945 has been Wilsonian in character or scope.
The call for a more responsive system has significant roots in Madisonian republicanism as well as Wilsonian democracy.
Donald Trump campaigned on a slogan of "America First." His America First nationalism can't mesh with Tillerson's extreme Wilsonian internationalism.
McKillen's research crucially reintegrates labour and the Left as a part of the "Wilsonian moment" on the world stage.
relevant professional expertise, are integrally related to the Wilsonian
The first candidate, which might be called the Wilsonian thesis, emphasizes the role of special-purpose bodies in separating politics from administration.
The Wilsonian worldview does not just predominate among American policy makers, but is the basis of the foreign policy of all major Western nations.
"Basically I crafted an environment, a backdrop that was a collage of the Hill District as I saw it, not reflective of any one play or period--a shell that was the 'Wilsonian' universe." That helped to create the notions of characters and stories interconnecting over the generations, over the course of the decades.
He thinks Obama is motivated by a Wilsonian desire for "the construction of a liberal and orderly world." Or "the European Union built up to a global scale." A successful Iranian nuclear program, in Mead's view, would be "the complete, utter and historic destruction" of Obama's long-term goals of a non-nuclear world and a cooperative international order.
These and other critics tended to praise Cooper for disentangling Wilson from the contemporary use and abuse of his legacy; as Cooper puts it, the 28th president "was no Wilsonian, just Woodrow Wilson." Reviewers were also impressed by Cooper's chapters on the ample domestic agenda of a president normally remembered for foreign affairs.
Instead, we have an approach that is utterly Wilsonian. Not Wilsonian as in 1960s Prime Minister Harold Wilson, all searing intellect and cynical ruthlessness, but Wilsonian as in Dad's Army's bumblingly ineffectual Sergeant Wilson.
Unlike what happened in Germany, Japan and other countries invaded by the US since the Wilsonian concept took deeper roots after World War-II and featured an American government Marshall Plan for Europe and a somewhat different one in Japan, in Iraq American firms are perceiving a bad scenario in which their Turkish, European, Arab and Iranian competitors have a better chance of reaping the fruits of George W.