# 834 - $5 Coolidge: plate block

Stoic, middle class, and a believer in small government, the United States kept "Cool with Coolidge" following the publicly corrupt administration of Warren Harding. "Silent Cal" was well known for being a man of few words. In one famous story a dinner guest challenged, "Mr. Coolidge, I've made a bet against a fellow who said it was impossible to get more than two words out of you." Coolidge replied, "You lose." Scott 834 Calvin Coolidge