President Calvin Coolidge

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Calvin Coolidge was the United States of America’s thirtieth president.

President Calvin Coolidge was born in Plymouth, Vermont on July 4, 1872 and grew up to become America’s thirtieth president.

He was a lawyer before he became President of the United States at age 51. His place of primary affiliation was Massachusetts.

Calvin Coolidge became president on Thursday, August 2, 1923 and left the office on Monday, March 4, 1929. President Calvin Coolidge was a member of the Republican Party and his vice president was Charles G. Dawes.

Calvin Coolidge's nicknames include Silent Cal, Cautious Cal, Cool Cal, and The Sphinx of the Potomac.

The vice president of Warren G. Harding, Calvin Coolidge, was not much better than his corrupt predecessor. He slept 12 hours every night and rested a few hours after dinner.

Coolidge was reserved and shy. His slogan was "Keep Cool with Coolidge." He believed that the government that governs least is best. Coolidge cut taxes for the rich four times. His "trickle down" theory was that if the rich got tax cuts, they would invest and create growth and prosperity for the many. This made him a role model for the later President Ronald Reagan.

Calvin Coolidge was 60 years old when he died on January 5, 1933.

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