Parent Guide > Every Man a King
Welcome to the parent guide for this text! Read below to find out about what your child is reading in class and how you can support him/her at home.
This week in class, we’re reading "Every Man a King" by Huey P. Long.
At the height of the Great Depression, Huey P. Long, a Louisiana senator, delivered this famous speech in which he denounced the rich and argued to "scale down the big fortunes."
"How has America changed over time?" and "What is fair?"
Ways to support your child:
Ask your child about this speech at home:
- What was "Every Man a King" about?
- What did you learn about America?
- What did you learn about Justice, Freedom & Equality?
- Watch the following clips with your child at home: