Calvin Coolidge Says, November 19, 1930

January 26, 2021

Date: November 19, 1930 Location: Northampton, MA (Original document available here) When prices are high the value of the dollar is low. When prices fall the dollar rises. For that reason it is apparent now how wise it has been to reduce the national debt. It was done when the dollar was low and therefore […]

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Calvin Coolidge Says, February 18, 1931

December 17, 2020

Date: February 18, 1931 Location: Northampton, MA Summary: Reducing national debt is more financially sound than reducing taxes. (Original document available here) We still have a small body of thought that considers the national debt has been reduced too fast. It is claimed that the surplus should have been applied to a reduction of taxes. By […]

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Calvin Coolidge Says, July 26, 1930

December 1, 2020

Date: July 26, 1930 Location: Northampton, MA (Original document available here) When the country needs a little encouragement it can look at the condition of the Federal Treasury. Since August, 1919, the national debt has been reduced over $10,000,000,000 and now stands at a little over $16,000,000,000. The interest charge has been practically cut in two, […]

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Press Conference, May 20, 1924

September 23, 2020

Date: May 20, 1924 Location: Washington, DC (Original document available here) The immigration bill is being examined by the Department of Labor and the Department of State, to advise me about its workings. That is about all I can say about it at the present time. While that is going on, of course I haven’t […]

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Message to the House of Representatives Returning Without Approval a Bill Providing for Adjusted Compensation for War Veterans

September 17, 2020

Title: Message to the House of Representatives Returning Without Approval a Bill Providing for Adjusted Compensation for War Veterans Date: May 15, 1924 Location: Washington, DC Context: Coolidge explains to the House his reasoning behind vetoing H.R 7959, which adjusted veteran compensation To the House of Representatives: Herewith is returned, without approval, H.R. 7959, a […]

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