Calvin Coolidge Says, July 31, 1930

January 7, 2021

Date: July 31, 1930 Location: Northampton, MA (Original document available here) If when something is unusually bad it becomes a subject for news, by the same principle when something is good it is at least worthy of comment. At the present time the foreign relations of the United States are in a particularly satisfactory condition. While […]

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Calvin Coolidge Says, January 7, 1931

January 7, 2021

Date: January 7, 1931 Location: Northampton, MA (Original document available here) There will be general satisfaction that the note of our government sent to Liberia by Secretary Stimson has made us one of the first nations to use its influence where its influence could properly be effective to abolish the remnants of human slavery in the […]

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Calvin Coolidge Says, January 22, 1931

December 30, 2020

Date: January 22, 1931 Location: Northampton, MA Summary: Calvin Coolidge argues that democratic self-government is the best system of government to ensure social peace among citizens. (Original document available here) Mostly because of development in some foreign countries we find considerable discussion of whether democracy is not proving a failure. Very great things have been expected of […]

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