Calvin Coolidge Says, June 27, 1931

January 12, 2021

Date: June 27, 1931 Location: Northampton, MA Summary: Calvin Coolidge describes the negative effects of requiring other governments to pay hefty reparations and the need for world peace.  (Original document available here) Whatever else may be involved, two lessons seem obvious from the present condition of ourselves and the rest of the world. The immediate crisis […]

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First Annual Message to the Congress

April 21, 2014

Title: First Annual Message to the Congress Date: December 6, 1923 Location: Washington, D.C. Context: Coming four months after his succession to the U.S. presidency following President Warren Harding’s death in office, President Coolidge’s first address to the U.S. Congress demonstrates his ability to address a wide range of topics of national importance. Members of […]

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