Calvin Coolidge





Calvin Coolidge

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born
in Plymouth, Vermont, The United States
July 04, 1872

died
January 05, 1933

gender
male

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John Calvin Coolidge, Jr. was the thirtieth President of the United States (1923–1929). A Republican lawyer from Vermont, Coolidge worked his way up the ladder of Massachusetts state politics, eventually becoming governor of that state. His actions during the Boston Police Strike of 1919 thrust him into the national spotlight. Soon after, he was elected as the twenty-ninth Vice President in 1920 and succeeded to the Presidency upon the death of Warren G. Harding. Elected in his own right in 1924, he gained a reputation as a small-government conservative.

In many ways Coolidge's style of governance was a throwback to the passive presidency of the nineteenth century. He restored public confidence in the White House after the scandals of his pr...more


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The Autobiography of Calvin...
3.72 of 5 stars 3.72 avg rating — 67 ratings — published 1929 — 5 editions
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Have Faith In Massachusetts
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The Price of Freedom
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Autobiography of Calvin Coo...
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The Autobiography of Calvin...
4.0 of 5 stars 4.00 avg rating — 2 ratings — published 1929
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Foundations of the Republic
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State Of The Union Address
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The Quotable Calvin Coolidg...
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Have faith in Massachusetts...
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More books by Calvin Coolidge…
“Nothing in the world can take the place of persistence. Talent will not; nothing is more common than unsuccessful men with talent. Genius will not; unrewarded genius is almost a proverb. Education will not; the world is full of educated derelicts. Persistence and determination alone are omnipotent. The slogan Press On! has solved and always will solve the problems of the human race.”
Calvin Coolidge

“It takes a great man to be a good listener.”
Calvin Coolidge

“Christmas is not a time nor a season, but a state of mind. To cherish peace and goodwill, to be plenteous in mercy, is to have the real spirit of Christmas.”
Calvin Coolidge

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