Calvin Coolidge Says, January 29, 1931

January 4, 2021

Date: January 29, 1931 Location: Northampton, MA (Original document available here) We are very far from solving all our problems of government. We can feel fairly secure about our national government. Many unsound proposals will be made in it, but they will not often prevail. Our state governments are generally satisfactory. Sometimes they are too radical, […]

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The Foundation of Our Institutions

August 4, 2020

Title: The Foundation of Our Institutions Date: April 13, 1923 Location: Albany, NY Context: The speech was given before a state convention of the Young Mens Christian Association. It speaks to the idea of our institutions i.e. government, education, and prosperity are all founded on the principle of religious beliefs These ought to be days […]

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A Proclimation

April 24, 2014

Title: A Proclamation – The Commonwealth of Massachusetts by His Excellency Calvin Coolidge, Governor Date: September 24, 1919 Location: State Executive Chamber, Boston, Massachusetts Context: As the Governor of The Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Coolidge issues a proclamation that the Boston police strike will not be tolerated and that he intends to hold those who participated accountable for the anarchy […]

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