Calvin Coolidge Says, September 20, 1930

February 17, 2021

Date: September 20, 1930 Location: Northampton, MA Summary: Coolidge reflects on the state of the American economy. (Original document available here) It is no new thing to have temporary periods of economic readjustment to a new basis of production costs. While they are in progress business actively declines. When they have been completed, we have always […]

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Calvin Coolidge Says, August 8, 1930

December 10, 2020

Date: August 8, 1930 Location: Plymouth, VT (Original document available here) Because of an endless struggle against the elements for the necessities of existence, it is natural to place great emphasis on material prosperity. While that attitude is proper and wise, we still should keep in mind that wealth is not an end but a […]

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Calvin Coolidge Says, August 2, 1930

December 1, 2020

Date: August 2, 1930 Location: Northampton, MA (Original document available here) This is the greatest business country in the world. The welfare of our people, especially the wage earners, is entirely dependent on prosperity. Yet we have the peculiar spectacle of business being in chronic fear of the government. A great apprehension is felt about the […]

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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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