Calvin Coolidge Says, May 22, 1931

January 26, 2021

Date: May 22, 1931 Location: Northampton, MA (Original document available here) One of the wise men of our country told us that experience is a hard school, but some can learn from no other. In 1914 some of the nations concluded they would no longer bear what they thought were the threats and arrogance of […]

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Calvin Coolidge Says, May 18, 1931

January 22, 2021

Date: May 18, 1931 Location: Northampton, MA (Original document available here) If Continental Europe can work out some plan for economic unity it will be of much profit to the world. The difficulties are great. The main approach to economic unity has been through political unity. That was what made the United States. The political […]

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Calvin Coolidge Says, May 16, 1931

January 22, 2021

Date: May 16, 1931 Location: Northampton, MA (Original document available here) A world conference on silver would do no harm and might do some good. Like so many other commodities, silver has been cheapened by the increased use of machinery and invention in its production. This process has been going on for centuries. Obviously a […]

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Calvin Coolidge Says, November 6, 1930

January 22, 2021

Date: November 6, 1930 Location: Northampton, MA (Original document available here) The election revealed little that was not already known. The reaction against unfavorable trade conditions was not so severe as in some previous campaigns. With the event behind us the country can now give its undivided attention to improvements in its business structure. It is […]

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Calvin Coolidge Says, March 24, 1931

January 19, 2021

Date: March 24, 1931 Location: Northampton, MA Summary: Calvin Coolidge discusses foreign relations with Austria and Germany. (Original document available here) The direct practical interest of the United States in the customs union of Austria and Germany cannot be large. Our exports to Austria are small and her products cannot interfere in an important way […]

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