Calvin Coolidge Says, May 22, 1931

January 26, 2021

Date: May 22, 1931 Location: Northampton, MA (Original document available here) One of the wise men of our country told us that experience is a hard school, but some can learn from no other. In 1914 some of the nations concluded they would no longer bear what they thought were the threats and arrogance of […]

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Calvin Coolidge Says, February 2, 1931

December 16, 2020

Date: February 2, 1931 Location: Northampton, MA Summary: Coolidge praises the friendly relationship between the U.S. and Canada. (Original document available here) The visit of Prime Minister Bennett of the Dominion of Canada to Washington emphasizes the friendly relations of two American nations. He reported to the press that he had no important business to transact […]

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Calvin Coolidge Says, April 20, 1931

December 14, 2020

Date: April 20, 1931 Location: Northampton, MA Summary: President Coolidge addresses a common criticism of foreign investment. (Original document available here) Whenever any questions arise as to our relations with countries south of the Rio Grande some one always brings forward the charge that our business enterprises in those regions are engaged in exploiting the […]

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Calvin Coolidge Says, August 28, 1930

December 14, 2020

Date: August 28, 1930 Location: Northampton, MA Summary: Coolidge defends agreements limiting the international naval arms race. (Original document available here) The allegations in the recent criticisms of one of the English naval reactionaries that the limitation treaty leaves their navy in distinctly second place, after being compared with the similar statements by some of […]

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