Who is Calvin Coolidge

Calvin Coolidge (born John Calvin Coolidge Jr.; /ˈkuːlɪdʒ/; July 4, 1872 – January 5, 1933) was an American politician and lawyer who served as the 30th president of the United States from 1923 to 1929. A Republican lawyer from New England, born in Vermont, Coolidge worked his way up the ladder of Massachusetts state politics, eventually becoming governor of Massachusetts. His response to the Boston Police Strike of 1919 thrust him into the national spotlight and gave him a reputation as a man of decisive action. The next year, he was elected the 29th vice president of the United States, and he succeeded to the presidency upon the sudden death of Warren G. Harding in 1923. Elected in his own right in 1924, he gained a reputation as a small-government conservative and also a...
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  • Maccabee_1948: either former president calvin coolidge who was once our mayor, abolitionist sorjourner truth who settled here (added stops 2 underground railroad) or sylvester graham (please don't google him, "he created graham cracker" that's it, *totally* not a weirdo...) a preacher here..
  • Bygodkinggeorge: king george, it's calvin coolidge!!
  • Quotebotproject: i have never been hurt by anything i didn't say. -- by calvin coolidge
  • History_takes: i can't wait until dan carlin has dan carlin on his podcast. i think they would have a great discussion on how the seven years' war was silently daunting for calvin coolidge
  • Bygodkinggeorge: that's john calvin coolidge, jr.'s music?!?
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Who Is Now Reading This?
 by Walt Whitman

Who is now reading this?

May-be one is now reading this who knows some wrong-doing of my past life,
Or may-be a stranger is reading this who has secretly loved me,
Or may-be one who meets all my grand assumptions and egotisms with derision,
Or may-be one who is puzzled at me.

As if I were not puzzled at myself!
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