Press Conference, February 2, 1926

February 2, 2021

Date: February 2, 1926 Location: Washington, DC (Original document available here) I regret very much that it seems necessary to have the preliminary Arms Conference in Europe postponed. I think you all know the intense interest I have had since I have been President in promoting something of that kind; so much so that while the proposal […]

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Calvin Coolidge Says, October 9, 1930

February 1, 2021

Date: October 9, 1930 Location: Northampton, MA Summary: Coolidge writes about a civil war in Brazil and hopes for a mediated end to the conflict. (Original document available here) With all the efforts that are made for peace among nations it is discouraging to see a civil war in Brazil. That country exceeds the United […]

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Calvin Coolidge Says, May 18, 1931

January 22, 2021

Date: May 18, 1931 Location: Northampton, MA (Original document available here) If Continental Europe can work out some plan for economic unity it will be of much profit to the world. The difficulties are great. The main approach to economic unity has been through political unity. That was what made the United States. The political […]

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Calvin Coolidge Says, March 11, 1931

January 15, 2021

Date: March 11, 1931 Location: New York, NY (Original document available here) We are besought by Europeans to define our attitude toward any blockade by the League of Nations against one of its recalcitrant members. As our rights of trade are already substantially defined by the usages of international law, the request is virtually that […]

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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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