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Anti-Longism

Government, Politics & Law, History

Huey P. Long was one of the most colorful and controversial politicians in Louisiana history. Admiration of his leadership was strong, but so was contempt; the contempt ultimately resulted in his death at the hand of a disgruntled citizen.

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Great Depression in Louisiana

History

Louisiana was deeply affected by the Great Depression when cotton, sugar, oil, and timber values plummeted, and the port of New Orleans experienced a precipitous decline in foreign trade.

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New Deal in Louisiana

The effectiveness of President Franklin D. Roosevelt’s New Deal program in Louisiana was undercut by conflict with US Senator Huey P. Long.

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