He was the President of the United States. Wilson was one of the crucial members of the 'Big Three' (Clemenceau, Wilson, Lloyd George) at the Paris Peace Conference that decided what should be done with Germany after WW1.
After the Germans sunk the Lusitania (a US ship with civilians on it) and they tried to send a telegram to Mexico saying if they attack the US the Germans will help and give land back to Mexico. After finding this out he decided to submit a declaration of war to Congress.
He was US President that led the United States into World War I.
* His campaign slogan for his second term was "he kept us out of the war" meaning world war one
Woodrow Wilsons term was called "The Fourteen Points", in which he wanted to create a stable peace among naitions in Europe after World War 1. this eventualy lead to the creation of "The League of Nations"
the League of Nations
Woodrow Wilson didn't want another World War happening under his watch. Thus, he created the League of Nations. This is the precursor of what is the United Nations.
World War 2 happened. Ergo, it was not prevented by Woodrow Wilson's Fourteen Points of Peace, as it was not prevented by anything else.
To set goals for acheiveing peace after World War I.
Public opinion following news of the Zimmerman telegraph.
It officially blamed germany for causing world war 1
Woodrow Wilson said that World War 1 was "the war to end all wars."
Woodrow Wilson played a huge role in determining if and when America would get involved in World War I. He also fought for the League of Nations to help avert another World War which won him the 1919 Nobel Peace Prize.