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Chapter 13 Vocab SS
|Forbidding by law the making and selling of alcoholic beverages.
|Public Service Commission
|An independent state agency that regulates Louisiana's public utilities and motor carriers; formerly called the Railroad Commission.
|Flood of 1927
|A devastating flood on the Mississippi River that was one f the worst natural disasters in the nation's history.
|A certificate promising payment of money , with interest, by a certain date, which is issued by a government or corporations evidence of debt.
|Huey Long's system whereby state employees had to contribute 10 percent of their salary to support his political organization; funds were often mingled with campaign and personal funds.
|Something that has been done and cannot be changed.
|Different from what is usually done or accepted.
|To take something dishonestly, for one's own use.
|The severe economic downturn that began with the stock market crash of 1929 and continued into the 1940s.
|Share Our Wealth program
|Huey Long's proposal that all Americans should have a home, enough food, and security in their old age; it would be financed through higher taxes on the nation wealthiest citizens.
|Support from ordinary people; support from the ground up.
|What does it mean to take something dishonestly for one's own use?
|Who did President Coolidge sent to Louisiana to help with flood relief in 1927?
|What happened on October 29, 1929?
|The U.S stock market crashed
|Which New Deal program insured bank accounts in federal banking institutions?
|F.D.I.C. Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation