Calvin Coolidge Says, July 16, 1930

January 7, 2021

Date: July 16, 1930 Location: Northampton, MA Summary: Coolidge laments that the world appears to be on track for more war and did not pursue a more peaceful path after World War I (Original document available here) The world does not make real progress as fast as some expected. Like backward people with free constitutions reverting […]

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Calvin Coolidge Says, April 4, 1931

December 1, 2020

Date: April 4, 1931 Location: Northampton, MA (Original document available here) To those who recall how important the United States Army appeared on the 6th of April, 1917, this anniversary will seem a fitting time for the nation to give some thought to its military establishment. Human nature takes things for granted that have long existed. […]

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Address of President Coolidge at the Dedication of the Liberty Memorial at Kansas City, Missouri

September 16, 2020

Title: Address of President Coolidge at the Dedication of the Liberty Memorial at Kansas City, Missouri  Date: November 11, 1926 Location: Kansas City, MO Context: Coolidge speaks at the dedication of a memorial for American WWI veterans Fellow Countrymen: It is with a mingling of sentiments that we come to dedicate this memorial. Erected in […]

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Address of President Coolidge at the 150th Anniversary of the Battles of Trenton and Princeton

April 17, 2020

Title: Address of President Coolidge at the 150th Anniversary of the Battles of Trenton and Princeton Date: December 29th, 1926 Location: Trenton, NJ Context: Coolidge tells of the Battles of Trenton and Princeton, and why they were of such importance to our nation Fellow Countrymen: The season is now well advanced in the celebrations of […]

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