Calvin Coolidge Says, March 21, 1931

January 19, 2021

Date: March 21, 1931 Location: Northampton, MA (Original document available here) Now that the proposed European tariff truce has been voluntarily abandoned it is possible to discuss it with more freedom in the United States. Some claim was made that it was inspired by an intention to erect continental tariff barriers for the purpose of […]

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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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Calvin Coolidge Says, July 30, 1930

January 7, 2021

Date: July 30, 1930 Location: Northampton, MA (Original document available here) In Canada the Liberal party has lost control of the government in the recent election, and the Conservative party will have a clear working majority in the incoming parliament. Two elements contributed to this result. The first was business depression, which usually works against the […]

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Calvin Coolidge Says, July 24, 1930

January 7, 2021

Date: July 24, 1930 Location: Northampton, MA (Original document available here) Investigation of the Amtorg, which is a Russian trading company, may raise some important question. Our government has no diplomatic relations with Russia. But it is perfectly lawful for our nationals, at their own risk, to trade with Russia, or for her nationals to trade […]

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