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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What did Huey do with the money he earned from the case in #28?
(a) Built a house.
(b) Traveled internationally.
(c) Bought a car.
(d) Invested in stock.

2. Huey formulated a __________________ that was not accepted by the independent oil producer's association.
(a) Voter's rights bill.
(b) Pipeline bill.
(c) Tax bill.
(d) Minimum wage bill.

3. When was Huey's gubernatorial inauguration?
(a) April 15, 1928.
(b) March 1, 1928.
(c) May 21, 1928.
(d) January 1, 1928.

4. Campaigning for the 1928 gubernatorial race began in _________________.
(a) March 1927
(b) November 1926.
(c) February 1927.
(d) June 1926.

5. Who did Huey support in the 1916 election?
(a) Herbert Hoover.
(b) John M. Parker.
(c) Franklin D. Roosevelt.
(d) Earl Long.

6. In what area of law did Huey become an expert?
(a) Criminal.
(b) Workman's Compensation.
(c) Divorce.
(d) Real Estate.

7. Who helped Huey defend Senator Harper when he was indicted for violating the Espionage Act?
(a) Earl.
(b) Julius.
(c) Eddie.
(d) Harvey.

8. Who was the banker whom Huey met and would marry several years later?
(a) Alice Conley.
(b) Rose McConnell.
(c) Lynee Simpson.
(d) Aggie Morton.

9. With whom did Huey have an affair?
(a) Margaret Murphy.
(b) Sadie Miller.
(c) Aggie Watson.
(d) Alice Lee.

10. What was one of the promises Huey made during his gubernatorial campaign?
(a) Tax cuts for home improvements.
(b) Food stamps.
(c) Surfaced roads.
(d) Government home loans.

11. Many people characterized Huey as _______________.
(a) A hero.
(b) A saint.
(c) An idiot.
(d) A womanizer.

12. In what year did the House impeach Huey?
(a) 1925.
(b) 1933.
(c) He was not impeached.
(d) 1919.

13. What was the big case that influenced Huey's career over the next few years?
(a) The Caddo Parish case.
(b) The Dr. Sam Sheppard case.
(c) The Lake Pontchartrain Bridge case.
(d) The New Orleans Civil Rights case.

14. The event in which a voting mechanism was rigged and fistfights broke out on the floor of the legislature was called _____________________.
(a) Legislature Meltdown.
(b) Bloody Monday.
(c) New Orleans Brawl.
(d) Pontchartrain Free For All.

15. Which of Huey's brothers paid his law school expenses?
(a) Earl.
(b) Samuel.
(c) Julius.
(d) Eddie.

Short Answer Questions

1. What was the main charge on which Huey would be tried in impeachment proceedings?

2. What profession did Huey practice after his move to #25?

3. With what major oil company did Parker broker a deal regarding taxes?

4. What was the only company that ever hired Huey?

5. How many charges were presented in the impeachment resolution?

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