work; 1/day; intended to help youth escape cities; concerned with soil erosion, state/national parks, telephone/power lines;. Harry Williams and William Ivy Hair revealed the Senator had in fact never intended to run for the presidency in 1936. Long first came to national notice when he became governor of Louisiana in 1928; he ruled the state as a virtual dictator but his corruption and dictatorship had a progressive side to it, including massive public works programs, improved public education and public health, and. Huey Long teamed up with Louisiana State University band director Castro Carazo beowulf: Man of All Men to write this tune that incorporated his slogan, "Every Man A King which he had adapted from a"tion by the populist William Jennings Bryan. #The raising of revenue and taxes for the support of this program was to come from the reduction of swollen fortunes from the top, as well as for the support of public works to give employment whenever there may be any slackening necessary in private. In February, 1934, Senator Huey Long announced during a nationwide radio address that he was forming the Share Our Wealth Society, dedicated to the redistribution of the nation's wealth. Federal Housing Authority, established by FDR during the depression in order to provide low-cost housing coupled with sanitary condition for the poor.
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#To balance agricultural production, the government will preserve/store surplus. In the next two years, Long enthusiasts created 27,000 Share-Our-Wealth Clubs with perhaps as many as eight million members, although some historians wonder about the depth and commitment of that support. By the fall of 1933, however, the Long-Roosevelt alliance had ruptured over differences on policy and patronage as well as Long's own growing interest in running for president. In September 1935 he was visiting the state capitol that he had built in Baton Rouge. Then, he popularized the slogan by writing a song around the slogan and signing it over the radio and on newsreels. "We earned it honestly." The Lord says they did no such thing. Ninety-six percent of our people live below the poverty line, while 4 percent own 87 percent of the wealth. In the end, it was local opposition to Long that ultimately led to his demise.
As the Industrial Revolution built, the investment bankers in Boston, New York, and Philadelphia catered primarily to the wealthy. OK, yeah it would never happen without Long toppling the government, but if Share Our Wealth was enacted, through ASB means if needed, would it help the economy more or less than the New Deal? Out of this Second New Deal in the summer of 1935 came Social Security, the National Labor Relations Act, the WPA, rural electrification, and. In his message to Congress introducing the Revenue Act of 1935, Roosevelt coopted some of the Share Our Wealth rhetoric by denouncing the. Long had originally been a supporter of the New Deal policies of President Franklin.