At the Home of Daniel Webster

August 4, 2020

Title: At the Home of Daniel Webster Date: July 4, 1916 Location: Marshfield, MA Context: Coolidge delivers a speech on the promise of 1776 and the legacy of the Declaration of Independence. Furthermore, he recounts the progress of the nation in living up to the Jeffersonian ideals of its inception History is revelation. It is […]

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Dedicating the Fredericksburg and Spotsylvania County Battle Fields Memorial

April 27, 2020

Title: Dedicating the Fredericksburg and Spotsylvania County Battle Fields Memorial Date: October 19, 1928 Location: Fredericksburg, VA Context: Dedicating the Fredericksburg and Spotsylvania County Battlefields Memorial My Fellow Americans: No one who loves our country and is sufficiently interested to make even a slight examination of our history could visit this locality without feeling that […]

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Address of President Coolidge Before the Union League of Philadelphia

April 16, 2020

Title: Address of President Coolidge Before the Union League of Philadelphia Date: November 17, 1927 Location: Philadelphia, PA Context: The state of the country from formation of the Union League during the Civil War to the present; emphasis on economic freedom via private initiative and reasonable taxation Members and Guests of the Union League: Both […]

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Dedicating a Memorial to Colonel William Colvill

April 13, 2020

Title: Dedicating a Memorial to Colonel William Colvill Date: July 29, 1928 Location: Cannon Falls, MN Context: This speech was delivered at a memorial dedication to an American Civil War hero, Colonel William Colvill, who had adopted Cannon Falls, Minnesota as his hometown in the 1850s. Colvill went on to lead the 1st Minnesota Volunteer […]

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