John Calvin Coolidge Jr.
(July 4, 1872 – January 5, 1933)
30th President of the United States
He was elected the 29th vice president in 1920
Coolidge was the first vice president to attend cabinet meetings, in addition to giving speeches and performing other official duties
In 1923 he became the president after the sudden death of Warren G Harding.
During Coolidge's presidency, the United States experienced the period of rapid economic growth that characterized the "Roaring Twenties."
Troubles within business
The cost of living doubled from 1913 to 1920, causing great distress for many Americans.
Americans felt a increase in business was the road to recovery from the recession. Union activity and strikes were viewed as socialist plots to harm the American economy and were dealt with harshly.
The federal government in the 1920s adopted isolationist policies with regard to world affairs.
The Federal Reserve Board kept interest rates low, which further stimulated capital formation for large business enterprises.
The Kellogg–Brand Pact was a 1928 international agreement in which signatory states promised not to use war to resolve "disputes or conflicts of whatever nature or of whatever origin they may be, which may arise among them”
sometimes called the “Pact of Paris”
The pact was one of many international efforts to prevent another World War, but it had little effect in stopping the rising militarism of the 1930s or preventing World War II
The Dawes Plan was an attempt following World War I to collect war debt from Germany.
The Dawes Plan got its name from the m
an who ran the committee was an American named Charles Dawes.
Charles Gates Dawes
Charles Gates Dawes was an American banker and politician who was the 30th Vice President of the United States