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a person who did not support Huey Long.
A certificate issued by the government guaranteeing payment of the original investment plus interest at a specified future date.
civil service system
Applicants for government jobs have to take an exam, and positions are awarded to applicants with the highest exam scores.
Civilian Conservation Corps
A New Deal agency that completed many conservation projects.
Government leaders, not citizens, control industry and wealth.
The use of obstructionist tactics, especially prolonged speech-making, for the purpose of delaying legislative action.
the 1st American Volunteer Group that fought in China during World War II.
The economic crisis beginning with the stock market crash in 1929 and continuing through the 1930s.
A landing craft used in Wold War II to take soldiers and supplies to beaches.
A law that allowed citizens to pay taxes on only part of the value of their property.
Part of a monetary payment that is secretly returned to the government, typically as a result of pressure, coercion, or a secret agreement.
A nickname for Huey Long
Huey P Long supporters. Received government jobs and special treatment.
Military training exercises in western Louisiana during World War II.
A period of corruption during which an estimated $100 million in taxpayers' money was stolen .
A government program that created large amounts of jobs aimed at ending the Great Depression.
A New Orleans politician who supported Huey Long.
A document that pledged legislators to vote for acquittal for Huey Long no matter what evidence was presented.
Share Our Wealth
A plan developed by Huey Long. Individuals or families that made over a certain amount paid an income tax and that money was given to other Americans.
A tax on natural resources.
A person who fought for voting rights.
Works Progress Administration
A New Deal agency that built dams, post offices, hospitals, and other buildings.