Calvin Coolidge Says, January 3, 1931

December 29, 2020

Date: January 3, 1931 Location: Northampton, MA (Original document available here) Thousands of our citizens and about one-twenty-fifth of our national wealth are in foreign countries. For many generations international law has recognized that a government has an interest in its citizens and their property and is under a moral duty to protect them wherever they […]

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Calvin Coolidge Says, April 20, 1931

December 14, 2020

Date: April 20, 1931 Location: Northampton, MA Summary: President Coolidge addresses a common criticism of foreign investment. (Original document available here) Whenever any questions arise as to our relations with countries south of the Rio Grande some one always brings forward the charge that our business enterprises in those regions are engaged in exploiting the […]

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