In a new video from Prager University, writer and historian Amity Shlaes explains why Coolidge was a great president.

He did very little and it worked out pretty well.

Here’s more information.

Course Description

Americans today place enormous pressure on presidents to “do something”…anything, to get the economy going. There was one president, though, Calvin Coolidge, who did “nothing” — other than shrink government. What happened? America’s economy boomed. Is there a lesson to be learned? Award-winning author, historian, and biographer Amity Shlaes thinks so.