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A Tale of the 1920s – Part 3


Having won the election of 1920, Republicans Warren G. Harding and Calvin Coolidge assumed office as president and vice president on March 4, 1921.

Among the Cabinet members President Harding appointed was mining engineer Herbert Hoover as Secretary of Commerce. These three men would serve as presidents from 1921 to 1933 – an era of staunch conservatism in American history.

Harding died in August 1923 to be succeeded by Coolidge. After finishing Harding’s term, Coolidge was elected to his own in 1924. In 1928 Hoover won as the Republican nominee.

None of the three elections of the 1920s...

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