Address on the Anniversary of the First Continental Congress

September 17, 2020

Title: Address on the Anniversary of the First Continental Congress Date: September 25, 1924 Location: Philadelphia, PA Context: Coolidge lauds history of Philadelphia and the virtues of private ownership No American coming to Philadelphia on this anniversary could escape being thrilled at the thought of what this commemoration means. It brings to mind events, which […]

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Lafayette Banquet

August 4, 2020

Title: Lafayette Banquet Date: September 4, 1916 Location: Fall River, MA Context: Coolidge praises the accomplishments of General Lafayette and the state of Massachusetts in the American Revolutionary War Seemingly trifling events oft carry in their train great consequences. The firing of a gun in the backwoods of Pennsylvania, Macaulay tells us, started the Seven […]

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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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Great Virginians

April 7, 2020

Title: Great Virginians Date: July 6, 1922 Location: Fredericksburg, VA We meet here out of reverence for the past. We come with that resolution, which has characterized Americans, to show by our actions our adherence to those seasoned and established principles which have made our country the greatest among the nations of the earth. It is out of this that there is created the […]

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