Calvin Coolidge Says, June 4, 1931

January 12, 2021

Date: June 4, 1931 Location: Northampton, MA (Original document available here) The pulpit and the commencement platform frequently assert that our governmental and economic system is on trial. The inference is that it has failed. When told that Christianity had failed Beecher said that it had never been tried. The same reply is applicable to criticism […]

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Calvin Coolidge Says, January 7, 1931

January 7, 2021

Date: January 7, 1931 Location: Northampton, MA (Original document available here) There will be general satisfaction that the note of our government sent to Liberia by Secretary Stimson has made us one of the first nations to use its influence where its influence could properly be effective to abolish the remnants of human slavery in the […]

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At the Home of Daniel Webster

August 4, 2020

Title: At the Home of Daniel Webster Date: July 4, 1916 Location: Marshfield, MA Context: Coolidge delivers a speech on the promise of 1776 and the legacy of the Declaration of Independence. Furthermore, he recounts the progress of the nation in living up to the Jeffersonian ideals of its inception History is revelation. It is […]

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