For this assignment, you will review a primary source, then write a short essay responding to questions relating to the reading.
1. Select one or both of the primary sources linked below, and consider the following questions:
What sort of policies did Huey Long advocate? What, in general, did he imagine the purpose and goal of government to be?
Who might find Long’s ideas appealing? Who would oppose them, or even find them threatening?
Does the context of 1930s America help explain Long’s ideas, success, or appeal?
Every Man a King (Links to an external site.) and Share Our Wealth (Links to an external site.)
2. Write an essay of 250- to 400-words in which you respond to the questions provided along with the primary source. Your responses should be in support of a particular argument that you are making.