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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The Meaning of Democracy

July 17, 2020

Title: The Meaning of Democracy Date: August 2, 1922 Location: Wellesley, MA Context: Coolidge ponders the meaning, impact and purpose of democracy It is the common experience of mankind, at first thought, to find their lot disappointing. America has just gone through such an experience in an exaggerated form. Almost in a day nearly the […]

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Address at the One Hundred and Fiftieth Anniversary of Phillips Academy

April 10, 2020

Title: Address at the One Hundred and Fiftieth Anniversary of Phillips Academy Date: May 19, 1928 Location: Andover, MA Context: For the one-hundred-and-fifty year anniversary of Phillips Academy  My Fellow Citizens: It is more than the passage of time that brings us here to observe and celebrate this anniversary of Phillips Academy. One hundred and […]

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