Calvin Coolidge’s Birthday Is The Perfect Time To Dispel Popular Myths About Him

Calvin Coolidge was not quite the laissez-faire president he’s been made out to be, nor was he a servant of Big Business. The truth is somewhere in between. July 6, 2019   This 4th of July will mark 147 years since the birth of Calvin Coolidge. The reputation of our nation’s 30th president has undergone … More Calvin Coolidge’s Birthday Is The Perfect Time To Dispel Popular Myths About Him

Presidents Woodrow Wilson and Calvin Coolidge on America’s Founding Documents

Cole Levine During their presidencies, Woodrow Wilson (1913-1921) and Calvin Coolidge (1923-1929) largely differed on the Constitution and Declaration of Independence. Here, I imitate their arguments. Wilson, a progressive, argued that modern society needs a Darwinian Constitution that can evolve as a “living, breathing document,” subject to new interpretations. He criticized the Constitution’s original framework, … More Presidents Woodrow Wilson and Calvin Coolidge on America’s Founding Documents