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Calvin Coolidge

(1872—1933) American Republican statesman, 30th President of the US 1923–9


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(1872–1933)

US Republican statesman, 30th President of the USA (1923–29). Highly popular personally, he was seen as an embodiment of thrift, caution, and honesty in a decade when corruption in public life was common, even in his own administration. He was committed to reducing income taxes and the national debt, and was noted for his policy of non-interference in foreign affairs, which culminated in the signing of the Kellogg Pact in 1928.

Subjects: History — Politics.


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