President Wilson pushed a variety of important reforms through the 1913-14 Congress, including the Federal Reserve Act, making this one of the busiest Congresses in US History. As the Great War breaks out, the US remains neutral, but faces a financial crisis.
Opening War Theme
“Hello! My Baby”
Composed in 1899 by Joseph Howard and Ida Emerson. Public domain.
“On the Banks of the Wabash, Far Away”
Composed in 1897 by Paul Dresser. Public domain.
“A Bird in a Gilded Cage”
Composed in 1899 by Arthur Lamb and Harry von Tilzer. Public domain.
Closing War Theme
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