Address of President Coolidge at the Memorial Exercises Arlington National Cemetery

May 28, 2020

Title: Address of President Coolidge at the Memorial Exercises Arlington National Cemetery Date: May 30, 1927 Location: Arlington, VA Context: President Coolidge addresses those gathered at Arlington Cemetery to pay respects, lauding the prosperity and freedom of America, its growing international presence, and the sanctity of the Constitution.  Fellow Countrymen: In accordance with long-established custom we […]

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The Title of American

April 24, 2014

Title: The Title of American Date: October 31, 1921 Location: At the Convention of the American Legion, Kansas City, Missouri (Original document available here) The Legion holds, by righteous conquest, the title of American. There was never reposed in any other military force the proud distinction of so completely representing the whole nation. It is notorious that the […]

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Address before Pan American Conference

April 24, 2014

Title: Address before Pan American Conference Date: January 16, 1928 Location: Havana, Cuba (Original document available here) Mr. President and members of the Pan American Conference: No citizen of any of the Americas could come to the queen of the islands of the West Indies without experiencing an emotion of gratitude and reverence. These are the outposts of […]

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