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Unformatted text preview: B. CONSTITUTION OF 1879 a. Chaired by Nicholls b. Returned capitol from New Orleans to Baton Rouge c. Created different courts i. Supreme ii. Appeals iii. district III. NATIVE CORRUPTION - THE McENERY ADMINISTRATION a. Hampered by state treasurer i. Edward Burke 1. controlled state funds ii. Louisiana State Lottery Company 1. controlled the legislature and levee construction contracts IV.NICHOLLS RETURNS a. Fought the corrupt Louisiana lottery i. Lost 1. supreme court revoked dissolution of the lottery 2. although federal government outlawed the use of mails to sell lottery tickets V. LEGACY OF REDEMPTION...
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- History, Reconstruction era of the United States, FRANCIS T. NICHOLLS, GOVERNOR FRANCIS T. NICHOLLS, corrupt Louisiana lottery, Louisiana State Lottery