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    Summary of the Life Described by the Authors John Calvin Coolidge Jr. served as the 30th President of the United States of America from 1923 to 1929. Coolidge is best known for leading the nation through the prosperous Roaring Twenties. Due to President Harding’s unexpected death, Coolidge took office on August 3, 1923. He went on to win the next election, serving as president for a total of six years. Coolidge provided stability for Americans in an era of dynamic modernization. His nickname is “Silent Cal” for his quiet nature. Coolidge was a conservative Republican president, who promoted laissez-faire policies in favor of free business practice. According to author Robert Sobel, Coolidge is generally seen as a political naif who did little…

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    Calvin Coolidge—“Silent Cal” Calvin Coolidge was the 30th president of the United States of America. He first took office when he was vice president for Warren G. Harding who had a heart attack on August 2, 1923. Coolidge was known for his quiet demeanor and nature, which was complete the opposite of his predecessor, Harding. Alfred E. Smith stated that Coolidge was “distinguished for character more than for heroic achievement” (The White House). Calvin Coolidge had many political experiences…

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    Calvin Coolidge once said, “Wealth comes from industry and from the hard experience of human toil… Both men and nations should live in accordance to their substance not only to productive industry but to the creation of the various forms of beauty and the pursuit of culture which give adornments to the art of life.” This statement shows the values of Calvin Coolidge in three ways. Calvin Coolidge explained in his book, the “Autobiography of Calvin Coolidge,” that he was hardworking, wise, and…

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    to all these novelties. The president who promised Americans improved lives was Calvin Coolidge. With Calvin Coolidge running the country, it seemed as if he eliminated poverty in total in which citizens prospered with the increasing wages and living conditions. However, America took a tragic turn with the start of The Great Depression when the stock market crashed in 1929, and all blame shifted to Calvin Coolidge. Throughout Calvin Coolidge’s presidency, although he established…

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    “Don't expect to build up the weak by pulling down the strong” (Coolidge qtd Brainyquote). President Calvin Coolidge said this about increasing taxes on the wealthy. He cut taxes four times, because he felt excessive taxation is nothing more than a restriction upon the freedom of the American people. Former President Calvin Coolidge and future President Donald Trump both can and have run businesses efficiently, even though their personalities differ extremely. John Calvin Coolidge was born…

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    Calvin Coolidge Beliefs

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    Calvin Coolidge has always been a man that I have looked up to, and this appreciation of him mostly came from his ability to take charge in a disaster. Coolidge also favored the people of the United States being able to do as they please with the money that they earned in a moral sense, and he also encouraged participation in the League of Nations. All of these values lead one to believe that Coolidge was a peaceful president that wished for everyone to live their lives as they pleased if the…

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    Increased during the war, 70% income-tax was a heavy burden for the businessmen, who could not expand production because of the lack of working capital. The situation changed when President Harding and the secretary of the treasury A. Mellon reduced the taxation rate, first to 50% and then to 20%. At the same time the Federal Reserve System (FRS) started lending money to banks, which in their turn lend it to industrialists. The development of the following new industries was particularly rapid:…

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    I like the quote "Expect to be called a stand patter, but don’t be a stand patter. Expect to be called a demagogue, but don’t be a demagogue," in the speech given by Calvin Coolidge at Massachusetts. It might have a different meaning but to me, it means not to be what people call us. This is a common problem in the world today. We live by what people call us; our every steps and breaths are determined by people. A few weeks ago in my Chem class, a friend of mine asked me a question. She said,…

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    Calvin Coolidge’s values were timeless, and beneficial to all people. He understood the importance of doing everything to the best of his abilities, he supported the voting equality of women, he enjoyed learning simply for learning’s sake, and he never believed that he was any worthier than the rest of America. These values would serve many modern politicians well, and are also constantly applicable in the regular life of myself and countless others. Calvin Coolidge went to school in order to…

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    Are Immigrants In America?

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    In order to uncover what one sees in the present, it is imperative to explore the past of the present. Currently, there is a debate on whether immigrants belong in America. The United States of America, also known as the home of the brave and free have encountered this question time and again. In 1919, under the Woodrow administration, Alexander Mitchell Palmer was the Attorney General of the United States. An Attorney General oversees the United States’ citizens. They are known as the…

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