Huey Long Chapter Abstracts for Teachers

T. Harry Williams
This set of Lesson Plans consists of approximately 127 pages of tests, essay questions, lessons, and other teaching materials.
Buy the Huey Long Lesson Plans

Chapters 1-2, pgs. 3-46

• Huey Long was a very charismatic man who became famous for tackling big corporations from his position on the Public Service Commission in the mid-1920s.

• Huey became the governor of Louisiana in 1928 at the age of thirty-five.

• Huey set out to destroy the hierarchy of the opposition and created his own through patronage that led to his control of the Louisiana government.
• Huey won a seat in the U.S. Senate in 1930 but did not go to Washington until 1932 after he had totally consolidated his power base in Louisiana.

• Despite Huey initially supporting Roosevelt, Franklin D. Roosevelt eventually regarded him as a foe, fearing Huey's political power and mass appeal.

• Huey was one of fourteen children in the Long family, which was originally from Mississippi and which moved to Winn parish, Louisiana in 1859. They then moved to Tunica, Louisiana.

• Huey met Harley Bozeman...

(read more Chapter Abstracts)

This section contains 2,669 words
(approx. 9 pages at 300 words per page)
Buy the Huey Long Lesson Plans
Copyrights
BookRags
Huey Long from BookRags. (c)2018 BookRags, Inc. All rights reserved.
Follow Us on Facebook