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Why would I want to become President? What could I do to help America if I was the President? What did Calvin Coolidge do for our country? What does the job of a President entail? What would I want the country to remember about me after my Presidency? Look for the question inside this comment cloud to pause and answer with your partner.
The top picture is a layout of the home Coolidge grew up in and the bottom picture is of the shed bedroom in that house. Coolidge actually made the quilt on the bed when he was ten years old. Do you have any hobbies like quilting? What would the layout of your house look like?
Wife: Grace Goodhue Coolidge Sons: Calvin Jr. & John Pets: Two collies, numerous other dogs, raccoons, donkey, bobcat, canaries, mockingbird, & a goose What are the names of your Mom, Dad, & Siblings? Do you have any pets?
November 2, 1920: Elected Vice-President August 3, 1923: Sworn in as President after Harding’s death June 2, 1924: Coolidge signs a bill to make Indians U.S. citizens. July 7, 1924: Calvin Coolidge, Jr. dies of blood poisoning November 4, 1924: Elected as President for his own term August 27, 1928: Coolidge signs the Kellogg-Braid Pact which said that 62 nations would not use war as their international policy January 5, 1933: Calvin Coolidge dies at age 60 What major events have happened so far in your life?
Requirements You must be 35 years or older You must be a natural-born citizen of the U.S. You must have lived in the U.S. for the last 14 years If you are Vice President and the President dies, you then become President Job Description Chief Executive of the federal government: enforces laws, treaties, & court rulings; develops federal policies; prepares the national budget; appoints federal officials; approves or vetoes acts of Congress and grants pardons Commander of Chief of the armed forces: authority to send troops into combat, only one to decide to use nuclear weapons Do you have what it takes to be President? What kind of subjects in school do you need to do well in in order to be a successful President?
Draw a cartoon representing your partner in their campaign to become President. What do you think this cartoon of Calvin Coolidge means?
Why would I want to become President? What could I do to help America if I were the President? What did Calvin Coolidge do for our country? What does the job of a President entail? What would I want the country to remember about me after my Presidency?