Calvin Coolidge

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Calvin Coolidge Biography

John Calvin Coolidge Jr. became the 30th president of the United States of America on August 2nd, 1923. John Calvin Coolidge was born on July 4th, 1872 in Plymouth, Vermont. After college he dropped the "John" and became Calvin Coolidge. Calvin became a republican politician, serving many jobs around the city including, City council member, and a City Solicitor. Coolidge later went on to become the governor of Massachusetts. He became a reputable governor for his fairness in labor disputes. After being reelected governor of Massachusetts, Coolidge was placed on the ballot as a vice president nominee. Calvin was elected vice president, but he found his job very frustrating and boring. He never was able to make decisions. After Harding death in 1923, Coolidge took his place as president of the United States of America. After five years in the white house, he retired to Northampton, where he died in 1933.

Calvin Coolidge Impacts

Calvin Coolidge mostly had impacts on the economy. Making tax cuts and passing acts that helped lower prices of everyday goods made him a very popular president and politician during the 1920's.
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