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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Address of President Coolidge Before the Pan American Conference on Arbitration and Conciliation 

April 10, 2020

Title: Address of President Coolidge Before the Pan American Conference on Arbitration and Conciliation  Date: December 10, 1928 Location: Washington, D.C. Context: Coolidge stresses the importance of diplomacy and resolution in international affairs Gentlemen of the Conference: It is to no ordinary occasion that I am privileged as President of the United States to bid […]

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