• Calvin Coolidge

    John Calvin Coolidge, Jr., (in July 4th, 1872 - January 5th, 1933) was the 30th president of the United States. Native of Vermont, Coolidge climbs up the ladder of the politics in the Massachusetts of which he became finally the republican governor. His actions during the strike of the police of Boston  in 1919 propelled him on the national stage. He was afterward elected a vice-president in 1920 then he reached the presidency after the Warren's sudden death G. Harding in 1923. He was reelected in 1924 and gained  a reputation of preservative and taciturn man.

    He rapidly became popular. In 1924, as the beneficiary of what was becoming known as "Coolidge prosperity," he polled more than 54 percent of the popular vote. As President, Coolidge demonstrated his determination to preserve the old moral and economic precepts amid the material prosperity which many Americans were enjoying. He refused to use Federal economic power to check the growing boom or to ameliorate the depressed condition of agriculture and certain industries 

    The nomination of Coolidge in 1925 was the first one(night) to be broadcast on the radio as well as its State of the Union Address of December 6th 1923142. He(it) signed Radio Act of 1927 which assigned the regulation of the radio to new Federal Radio Commission. On August 11th, 1924, Lee De Forest filmed Coolidge in the gardens of the White House with a phonofilm; he so was the first American president to appear on a sound called movie President Coolidge, Taken one the White House Grounds143. Coolidge was the only president to have been represented in his/her lifetime on a coin

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