Write 2 short essays by tomorrow.

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Essay 2: Read the “Autobiography of Calvin Coolidge.” Based on your analysis of

this book and other research, identify the lesson from Coolidge’s career in public

service that you find most important. Explain the lesson and comment upon the

relevance of it today. Your essay may not exceed 400 words.

The “Autobiography of Calvin Coolidge” is available online for free at:

https://archive.org/details/autobiographyofc011710mbp (right click to open in new tab) and at

most libraries.

 

Essay 3: In 1926, President Coolidge received an unusual gift, twin lion cubs. He

named the first cub “Budget Bureau,” symbolizing his commitment to cutting the

federal budget. Today, the budget of the U.S. federal government is in deficit, and

has been for many years. Research President Coolidge's views and policies

related to the budget. Then: research the federal budget today. Finally, in an

essay of 600 words or fewer, explain how you think Coolidge would address the

budget deficit were he president today. Note: although personally you may not

agree with Coolidge, get inside his head and explain how you think Coolidge

would address today’s deficit. (Please visit the link below the response box which

lists research resources for this essay. You may use additional resources as

well.)

Primary resources to aid you in your research can be found at this link:

https://coolidgescholars.org/resources-for-essay3/ (right click to open in new tab).

    • Posted: 16 days ago
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    • Essay 2: Read the “Autobiography of Calvin Coolidge.” Based on your analysis of

      this book and other research, identify the lesson from Coolidge’s career in public

      service that you find most …