Coolidge Chronology

September 25, 2012

Calvin Coolidge at Age Seven Calvin started school in 1877 when he was only 5 years old and was the youngest child in the one room school house. He was there with 23 other children who ranged in age up to 18 years old. “My education began with a set of blocks which had on them the Roman numerals […]

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Calvin Coolidge Biographical Video

August 10, 2012

Video produced with the Generous Support of Mary French Rockefeller.   Additional credits: Thanks to the tireless technical efforts of Andy Kostanecki and Don Kroitzsh, and the epic contributions over the years of Mimi Baird and the Calvin Coolidge Memorial Foundation Trustees, National Advisory Board and staff (the Producer), Mary French Rockefeller (Generous Supporter), Howard […]

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Foreign Policy

July 19, 2012

“Coolidge arrived in the presidency without experience in foreign affairs,…he came to office with less preparation to handle matters of foreign policy than any of his presidential predecessors in the twentieth century, except McKinley.” “Coolidge had a clear concept of America’s role in the world, and the ways the president could contribute toward it.””Lack of […]

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Coolidge and the KKK

July 19, 2012

The Klan is anti-black, anti-Catholic and anti-Semitic. It offers a broad program aimed at “uniting native born white Christians for concerted action in the preservation of American institutions and supremacy of the white race.” At its height, it has 4 million members. “Harding and Coolidge, presidents generally considered conservative, had much better records on the […]

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A Biographical Sketch of Calvin Coolidge

July 18, 2012

Recalling Calvin Coolidge: A Man of Noble Character by Jerry L. Wallace Beginnings John Calvin Coolidge was born in 1872 on the Fourth of July and in the 96th year of American Independence. The child was named for his father, but the family dropped the John, calling him Calvin or Cal. His birthplace was Plymouth […]

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