Message to the Senate Returning Without Approval S.4808— The McNary- Haugen Farm Relief Bill

September 17, 2020

Name: Message to the Senate Returning Without Approval S.4808— The McNary- Haugen Farm Relief Bill Date: February 25, 1927 Location: Washington, DC Context: Coolidge explains to the Senate his rationality for vetoing a bill to relieve farms of financial burden To the Senate: The conditions which Senate Bill 4808 is designed to remedy have been, […]

Read More

President Coolidge’s Appeal to Americans to Relieve Distress in Japanese Earthquake

September 17, 2020

Title: President Coolidge’s Appeal to Americans to Relieve Distress in Japanese Earthquake Date: September 3, 1923 Location: Washington, DC Context: Coolidge appeals to the citizenry of the United States to support efforts to aid earthquake-stricken Japan To the People of the United States: An overwhelming disaster has overtaken the people of the friendly nation of […]

Read More

Message to the House of Representatives Returning Without Approval a Bill Providing for Adjusted Compensation for War Veterans

September 17, 2020

Title: Message to the House of Representatives Returning Without Approval a Bill Providing for Adjusted Compensation for War Veterans Date: May 15, 1924 Location: Washington, DC Context: Coolidge explains to the House his reasoning behind vetoing H.R 7959, which adjusted veteran compensation To the House of Representatives: Herewith is returned, without approval, H.R. 7959, a […]

Read More

Address on the Anniversary of the First Continental Congress

September 17, 2020

Title: Address on the Anniversary of the First Continental Congress Date: September 25, 1924 Location: Philadelphia, PA Context: Coolidge lauds history of Philadelphia and the virtues of private ownership No American coming to Philadelphia on this anniversary could escape being thrilled at the thought of what this commemoration means. It brings to mind events, which […]

Read More

1927 Budget Message

September 17, 2020

Title: 1927 Budget Message Date: December 5, 1927 Location: Washington, D.C. Context: Coolidge delivers to Congress his annual report on the national budget. To the Congress of the United States: Herewith is transmitted the budget of the Unites States for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1929. The receipts and expenditures shown in detail in […]

Read More