Calvin Coolidge


What policy of peace did Coolidge’s administration successfully pursue?

Coolidge’s administration—most notably his secretary of state Frank B. Kellogg—helped pull off the Kellogg-Briand Pact. This pact—named after Kellogg and French diplomat Aristide Brand—called for countries to avoid war and try to resolve disputes through the peace process. More than sixty countries agreed to the terms. For his efforts, Kellogg received the Nobel Peace Prize in 1929.


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