Why Is Calvin Coolidge A Good Leader

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Calvin is a very wise man. Very friendly and was a great president to others. Calvin had two sons named John Coolidge and Calvin Coolidge jr. He had acceded the presidency after the death of Warren Harding. He was then the 30th president of the United States of America. Coolidge was in the office from 1923-1929. On July 4, 1872 in Plymouth, Vermont a little boy named Calvin Coolidge. As a little boy Calvin attended in Plymouth Elementary. He graduated in 1895 at Amherst college.He went to college to become a lawyer. Calvin got married in 1905 to a pretty woman named Grace Goodhue. He entered politics as a city councilman in Northampton, Massachusetts, in 1898. He was then elected for mayor in 1909 in Northampton. Calvin then served in the Massachusetts state government as a senator (1911-15) also as a lieutenant governor (1915-18). Calvin made a statement “There is no right to strike against the public safety by anybody, anywhere, anytime.” combined with Calvin’s strong stand against the Boston police. Many Americans viewed, organized labour was too radical. Calvin got into the Republican Party. In 1920 Calvin had the chance to run for vice-president. Coolidge and Harding had got the greatest popular vote margin in the presidential elections. Coolidge ended up becoming …show more content…
Calvin was nominated for the presidency in 1924. Calvin soon experienced a personal tragedy his younger son Calvin Coolidge jr., Calvin jr. had developed an infection blister then days later he dies of sepsis. After the death of his son Calvin became depressed. Calvin has spoken out in favor of the civil rights, Calvin then refused to appoint any known members of the Ku Klux Klan (KKK) to the office. Although he won the re-election in 1929 but then publicly informed that he was not gonna run as president in August of

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