Calvin Coolidge

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Calvin Coolidge

  1. 1. Calvin Coolidge 30 th president 1923-1928 Republican 4/5ths of all of our problems will go away if you stop talking about them
  2. 2. Father swears him in
  3. 3. Silent Cal <ul><li>Will continue Harding’s policies and clean up scandals </li></ul>
  4. 4. Keep Cool with Coolidge <ul><li>John Davis Calvin Jr. </li></ul>
  5. 5. What’s good for GM is Good for the country” <ul><li>Harvey Firestone, Calvin Coolidge, Henry Ford, Thomas Edison, and Mrs. Calvin Coolidge </li></ul>
  6. 6. Tax Revenue Act 1924 <ul><li>Cut taxes! </li></ul>
  7. 7. Indian Citizenship Act of 1924
  8. 8. Continues Isolation
  9. 9. War is illegal! <ul><li>Kellogg Briand Act </li></ul>
  10. 10. Scopes Monkey Trial
  11. 11. Heroes <ul><li>Charles Lindbergh </li></ul>
  12. 12. Sports heroes <ul><li>“ I had a better year than he did!” </li></ul>
  13. 13. Heroines
  14. 14. Flappers <ul><li>19 th Amendment </li></ul>
  15. 15. Hollywood
  16. 16. Fads <ul><li>Charleston </li></ul><ul><li>Shipwreck Kelly </li></ul>
  17. 17. “Black Flood”
  18. 19. Harlem Renaissance <ul><li>What happens to a dream deferred?  </li></ul><ul><li>Does it dry up  Like a raisin in the sun? </li></ul><ul><li>Or fester like a sore--And then run? </li></ul><ul><li>Does it stink like rotten meat?  </li></ul><ul><li>Or crust and sugar over--  like a syrupy sweet?  </li></ul><ul><li>Maybe it just sags  like a heavy load.  </li></ul><ul><li>Or does it explode? </li></ul>
  19. 20. Talking Movies <ul><li>Jazz Singer </li></ul><ul><li>Steamboat Willie </li></ul>
  20. 21. “ I do not choose to run for president in 1928”
  21. 22. Interesting facts <ul><li>Pet raccoon named Rebecca </li></ul><ul><li>Strange sense of humor </li></ul><ul><li>Exercised in the White House with Mechanical Bull! </li></ul><ul><li>Liked Vaseline in his hair </li></ul><ul><li>First president born on July 4 th </li></ul>
  22. 23. Death-January 5 th , 1933 <ul><li>“ When large numbers of men are unable to find work, unemployment results.” </li></ul><ul><li>“ How could you tell?” </li></ul>
  23. 24. Mount Rushmore begins-1927
  24. 25. Reagan and Coolidge <ul><li>Collecting more taxes than is absolutely necessary is legalized robbery. </li></ul><ul><li>Don't expect to build up the weak by pulling down the strong. </li></ul><ul><li>The man who builds a factory builds a temple, that the man who works there worships there, and to each is due, not scorn and blame, but reverence and praise. </li></ul>

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