The burglar read: 'Presented to Calvin Coolidge
, Speaker of the House, by the Massachusetts General Court.' And now he was more surprised!
Barack Obama is taking steps to improve relations with neighbors as the first sitting US president to travel to Cuba since Calvin Coolidge
Obama became the first sitting US president to visit Cuba since Calvin Coolidge
sailed into Havana aboard a US battleship in 1928.
BORN DIANE Keaton, US actress, 1946, above VINNIE Jones, UK footballer, 1965 JAN Leeming, UK newsreader, 1942 DIED CALVIN Coolidge
, US president, 1933 AMY Johnson, English aviator, 1941 BRIAN Johnston, cricket commentator, 1994, above
Caption: Calvin Coolidge
(above) said, "I do not choose to run for President in 1928."
In addition to Van Buren, Fillmore, and the two Harrisons, Gerhardt's forgotten presidents include John Tyler, Zachary Taylor, Franklin Pierce, Chester Arthur, William Howard Taft, Calvin Coolidge
, Jimmy Carter, and Grover Cleveland twice, his separated terms each qualifying.
In 1925, President Calvin Coolidge
's inauguration was broadcast live on 21 radio stations coast-to-coast.
Presidents Theodore Roosevelt, Calvin Coolidge
, and Herbert Hoover all used a law, called the Antiquities Act, to set aside these places as part of the park system.
This resource contains 45 primary source documents from 1920s America on the return to normal life after World War I; the Sacco-Vanzetti case; prohibition; the age of President Calvin Coolidge
; women's life, including the right to vote and the development of birth control; African Americans; the Scopes trial involving the ban on teaching evolution in public schools; international treaty negotiations (the Conference on Naval Disarmament and the Kellogg-Briand Pact); President Herbert Hoover; and new trends in industry, travel, and culture, such as aviation, automobiles, and The Jazz Singer.
Citizen science activities within the nation's watersheds date back over 100 years when the National Weather Service Cooperative began recruiting volunteers (1890) to report daily measurements of rainfall and air temperature, the National Audubon Society started its Christmas Bird Counts (1900) and the Izaak Walton League of America kicked off volunteer water monitoring with volunteers and conducted the first national water survey for President Calvin Coolidge
The Fiawkins Bakery in Traverse City baked a 3-foot-wide, 42-pound cherry pie, containing more than 5,000 cherries, for visiting President Calvin Coolidge
In 1925, a group of orphans who had lost their parents to Turkey's genocide of Armenians presented this ceremonial rug to President Calvin Coolidge
. Despite the exertions of many activists and historians, the rug has been kept away from public view since the mid-1990s.
Vermont is known for many things: Its the largest producer of maple syrup in the U.S., the second-largest state in New England, and the birthplace of President Calvin Coolidge