Calvin Coolidge Says, October 14, 1930

February 18, 2021

Date: October 14, 1930 Location: Northampton, MA (Original document available here) In almost all peace-time governmental decisions economic results are a dominant motive. The imperial conference among the dominions of the British Empire now being held at London is largely given up to questions of trade regulations. The delegate for Canada proposed an empire policy […]

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Calvin Coolidge Says, January 27, 1931

December 30, 2020

Date: January 27, 1931 Location: Northampton, MA Summary: Coolidge writes that the prospect of India governing itself would be the greatest democratic achievement of the 21st century. (Original document available here) For generations the British have excelled in capacity to deal with foreign people. That is why in every quarter of the globe they have been pre-eminently […]

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