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Calvin Coolidge (Encyclopedia of Presidents Series)
     

Calvin Coolidge (Encyclopedia of Presidents Series)

by Conrad R. Stein
 
Calvin Coolidge spoke so little that he gained the nickname "Silent Cal." Born in Vermont, he gained fame in 1919 as governor of Massachusetts when he ended a strike of Boston police. The next year, he was elected vice president under President Warren Harding. When Harding died in 1923. Coolidge became president. Untouched by the scandals in Harding's administration.

Overview

Calvin Coolidge spoke so little that he gained the nickname "Silent Cal." Born in Vermont, he gained fame in 1919 as governor of Massachusetts when he ended a strike of Boston police. The next year, he was elected vice president under President Warren Harding. When Harding died in 1923. Coolidge became president. Untouched by the scandals in Harding's administration. Coolidge was elected to a full term in 1924 with the slogan. "Keep Cool With Coolidge." He took few strong actions, leaving most decisions to Congress, remaining popular as a sober leader for the "Roaring '20s."

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780516229607
Publisher:
Scholastic Library Publishing
Publication date:
09/01/2004
Series:
Encyclopedia of Presidents Series
Edition description:
Library Edition
Pages:
110
Product dimensions:
8.02(w) x 9.54(h) x 0.44(d)
Age Range:
11 - 13 Years

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