Essay On The Difference Between Coolidge And Calvin Coolidge

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“Up until the 1920’s, everyone thought the universe was essentially static and unchanging in time,” (Stephen Hawking). The Roaring 20’s, as it is most commonly referred to, was a time of social, political, and industrial prosperity. This new, fast paced “consumer society” of “Mass Culture” has many contributors that have influenced the mechanics of this era. The switch from the busy, difficult farm life in previous eras, to the creation of new inventions that would reduce human labor in the household, allowed for more leisure time amongst people. This new free time would eventually be spent going to the movies, partying and participating in illegal activity such as drugs and alcohol. Some of the most recognized historical figures during this era, are Calvin Coolidge, one of the 4 presidents that served over the course of this decade, Henry Ford, who was responsible for most of the mass production during this time, and Charlie Chaplin, who represented the 1920’s fascination with celebrity worship, fame, and popularity. Calvin Coolidge was the 30th president of the united states from 1923- 1929. He was born on July 4th, 1872, in Vermont. Before his inauguration in 1923, Coolidge also worked as a lawyer, Mayor, Governor, and Vice president of Warren G. Harding. After the sudden passing of President Harding in 1923, Coolidge became the new President of the United States. During his presidency, he followed a strict form of Laissez-Faire government, that he

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