Accepting The Republican Vice-Presidential Nomination

October 1, 2020

Title: Accepting The Republican Vice-Presidential Nomination Date: July 27, 1920 Location: Northampton, MA Context: Coolidge accepts the Republican Party’s nomination for the vice presidency in the 1920 election Governor Morrow and Members of the Notification Committee: To your now formal notification I respond with formal acceptance. Your presence tells me of a leader and a […]

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Speech at Tremont Temple

September 18, 2020

Title: Speech at Tremont Temple Date: November 1, 1919 Location: Boston, MA Context: Coolidge discusses government authority, order, education, and the law Revelation has not ceased. The strength of a righteous cause not grown less. The people of Massachusetts are patriotic before they are partisan, they are not for men but for measures, not for […]

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Address at the Twelfth Regular Meeting of the Business Organization of the Government

August 4, 2020

Title: Address at the Twelfth Regular Meeting of the Business Organization of the Government Date: January 29, 1927 Location: Washington, D.C. Context: Coolidge discusses federal spending and how it can benefit the American public In these meetings I find a real encouragement. I approach them with knowledge of that has been done. I leave them […]

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April 10, 2020

Title: Riverside Date: August 28, 1916 Location: Riverside, MA Context: Lieutenant Governor campaign speech  It may be that there would be votes for the Republican Party in the promise of low taxes and vanishing expenditures. I can see an opportunity for its candidates to pose as the apostles of retrenchment and reform. I am not […]

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The Price of Freedom

April 7, 2020

Title: The Price of Freedom Date: January 21, 1923 Location: Evanston, IL Context: The Evanston Sunday Afternoon Club was started during World War I. Four churches in the town gathered on Sundays for a patriotic service and continued after the war It is altogether natural that those who are connected with religious institutions should be […]

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