Calvin Coolidge Says, March 20, 1931

January 19, 2021

Date: March 20, 1931 Location: Northampton, MA (Original document available here) The voyage of President Hoover will direct public attention to the importance of our insular possessions. For the most part they came to us as the result of the Spanish War. In population they are about fourteen and one-half million people. The annual trade with […]

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Calvin Coolidge Says, ???

January 18, 2021

Date: ???n Location: Northampton, MA (Original document available here) While education is almost entirely a local problem, the national government has long manifested a deep interest in it and encouraged it with official help and advice at some expense. The Department of the Interior, which has charge of it, is now headed by a university […]

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Calvin Coolidge Says, March 14, 1931

January 18, 2021

Date: March 14, 1931 Location: Northampton, MA Summary: Coolidge writes that due to economic interests the United States should rejoice over the Canadian independence from the United Kingdom. (Original document available here) One development after another emphasizes the growing self-sufficiency of Canada. At the opening of Parliament, when the Acting Chief Justice, Lyman P. Duff, […]

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Calvin Coolidge Says, March 13, 1931

January 18, 2021

Date: March 13, 1931 Location: Northampton, MA Summary: Coolidge writes that progressives should learn how to cooperate with Congress and to put their ideas into specific policy proposals. (Original document available here) There is no need for hasty judgment on the progressive’s conference held in Washington. Many sincere people attended it. Their assumption that they […]

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Calvin Coolidge Says, March 12, 1931

January 18, 2021

Date: March 12, 1931 Location: Northampton, MA (Original document available here) The results of the recent European naval agreement were mostly political. In that field they are important. The great powers finally have reached a definite basis for all naval construction. That is the outstanding fact. After years of effort, competition has been limited and […]

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