Calvin Coolidge Says, December 18, 1930

December 31, 2020

Date: December 18, 1930 Location: Northampton, MA (Original document available here) This universe into which we are born, with all its weaknesses and imperfections, yet with all its strength and progress, is the only one in which we can live, and we may as well make the best of it. The people with whom we […]

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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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