The Principles Fought for in the American Revolution

July 12, 2021

Title: The Principles Fought for in the American Revolution Date: December, 1894 Context: The Sons of the American Revolution awarded Coolidge a gold medal for best essay on “The Principles Fought for in the American Revolution,” in a competition open to the seniors of all colleges of the nation. When history looks beyond the immediate cause of […]

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Proclamation, June 21 1926

June 1, 2021

Purpose: Increase the Duty on German Print Rollers Date: June 21, 1926 (Original document available here) Whereas in and by section 315 (a) of Title III of the act of Congress approved September 21, 1922, entitled “An act to provide revenue, to regulate commerce with foreign countries, to encourage the industries of the United States, […]

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Proclamation, June 5, 1926

April 21, 2021

Purpose: To extend a period of time in which people can pay for land. Date: June 5, 1926 (Original document available here) WHEREAS the Act of Congress directing the disposal of lands within a specified part of the Crow Indian Reservation, in the State of Montana, approved April 27, 1904 (33 Stat., 352, 361), among other […]

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Proclamation, April 22, 1926

April 21, 2021

Purpose: To amend open season on certain migratory game birds Date: April 22, 1926 (Original document available here) Whereas, The Secretary of Agriculture, by virtue of the authority vested in him by section three of the Migratory Bird Treaty Act (40 Stat., 755 ), has submitted to me for approval, a regulation further amendatory, of the […]

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Proclamation, September 30, 1925

April 21, 2021

Purpose: To adjust the boundaries of the Santa Barbara National Forest and to set aside a portion of land for eligible veterans of World War One.  Date: September 30, 1925 (Original document available here) Whereas, it appears that the public good will be promoted by excluding certain areas from the Santa Barbara National Forest, in the State […]

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