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A page from a Dutch magazine with a cartoon depicting Woodrow Wilson, president of the United States of America from 1913 to 1921, as an arms dealer trading with foreign powers that are bringing in large amounts of money.

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4-03-1917 to 4-03-1921 (estimated)
1916 (estimated)
230 x 289 mm
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Text on poster

Daden. Made in US of A.
Geachte Heeren : door mijn vredelievende redevoeringen is het mij gelukt wederom tot president der Vereenigde Staten gekozen te worden. Waarmede kan ik u dienen?

[Translation:  "Dear Sirs :  trough my peaceful speeches I succeeded to be elected again as President of the United States. How may I serve you?" ]

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Woodrow Wilson was president of the United States of America from 1913 to 1921. He based his re-election campaign 1n 1916 around the slogan, "He kept us out of war". But when Germany began unrestricted submarine warfare and tried to enlist Mexico as an ally, Wilson asked Congress to declare War, War was declared  on 6 April 1917.

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