Huey Long: “Share Our Wealth” Address

(1935)

Glossary

  • the Astors one of the wealthiest families in America
  • capital levy tax a tax on property
  • Morgan a reference to John Pierpont Morgan Jr. (1867–1943), financier and one of the wealthiest men in America
  • to the person per person
  • viz. abbreviation for the Latin videlicet, meaning “namely”
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Huey Long (Library of Congress)

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