Huey Long Topics for Discussion

T. Harry Williams
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How did Huey Long get his start in politics? What did he run for?

Why did Huey Long spend his life battling Standard Oil?

How did Huey Long use his position at the Railroad Commission to build a power base and make himself known?

Huey Long was impeached on the basis of nineteen charges brought against him. What was the outcome of this situation?

The terms demagogue and mass leader have been used in referring to Huey Long. Would you agree with those labels? Why or why not?

Why were the actions of Huey Long so controversial? What did he do and how? Was he a fascist?

How did Huey Long die? What controversy surrounds his death?

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