Calvin Coolidge, the 30th president of the United States, was known as "Silent Cal" because he rarely said more on any occasion than was absolutely necessary. Despite being a man of few words, he was known for his dry wi... More »

As a result of his commitment to balancing the federal budget and his business-friendly policies, President Calvin Coolidge successfully strove to maintain the economic good times the United States enjoyed between the sh... More »

President Calvin Coolidge restored public confidence in the presidency and the government as a whole by acting quickly to rid the administration of the scandalous behavior and players of President Harding's administratio... More »

Calvin Coolidge's vice president from 1925 to 1929 was Charles G. Dawes. When President Warren G. Harding died unexpectedly on Aug. 2, 1923, Coolidge became president, and the office of vice president remained vacant unt... More » History Modern History US History

Grover Cleveland, who served as both the 22nd and 24th president of the United States, was born in Caldwell, New Jersey, on March 18, 1837. Named Stephen Grover Cleveland, he was one of nine children born to Presbyterian... More »

Abraham Lincoln, the 16th president of the United States, was born in Hodgenville, Kentucky, on Feb. 12, 1809. Following a career in politics, which saw him help preserve the union during the Civil War and emancipate the... More »

James Madison, the fourth president of the United States, is famous for writing the first drafts of the U.S. Constitution. He also co-authored the Federalist Papers and sponsored the Bill of Rights. With the help of Pres... More »