Huey Long Test | Final Test - Hard

T. Harry Williams
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This test consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.

Short Answer Questions

1. With what type of people did Huey surround himself?

2. What university was Huey interested in improving?

3. On what topic did Huey deliver a national radio broadcast on February 23, 1934?

4. What announcement did Huey make on July 15, 1930?

5. What did Huey do on his first day in the Senate?

Short Essay Questions

1. Did Huey fully support Franklin D. Roosevelt's new programs and initiatives?

2. What was Huey's position on seeking the office of U.S. President?

3. What was the state of Huey's social life while in Washington?

4. How did Huey's plan for the cotton-surplus problem differ from those in other Southern states?

5. In 1934, what was Huey's focus in terms of programs?

6. What other areas at Louisiana State University (LSU) did Huey get involved in?

7. Who were the gubernatorial candidates in Louisiana in 1932?

8. What were the conditions under which Huey agreed to run for the Senate?

9. What was The Progress and what was its purpose?

10. Was Huey always proud of the methods by which he accomplished his objectives for the people?

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

HUEY LONG is a classic biography. What does that classification entail? Why does this book fit into this category?

Essay Topic 2

Personal identity is an important theme in this book. Who were some of the people in the book who had the strongest personalities? What were their personal codes? How did Huey measure up to these people? Did Huey have a personal code? If so, what was it? Explain.

Essay Topic 3

Describe the overall setting and time period for Huey's childhood What was America like during this time period? What was the American South like during this time period? How important are the time period and setting to the attitudes and concerns of Huey, his family, and friends?

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