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“The Pro-Bonus Party”

Stephen R. Ortiz

in Beyond the Bonus March and GI Bill: How Veteran Politics Shaped the New Deal Era

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814762134
eISBN:
9780814762561
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814762134.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter explains how the Bonus issue further aroused veterans against the administration, precipitating widespread veteran political activism. The Bonus battle of 1935 had also become the point ... More


Rethinking the Bonus March: Federal Bonus Policy, Veteran Organizations, and the Origins of a Protest Movement

Stephen R. Ortiz

in Veterans' Policies, Veterans' Politics: New Perspectives on Veterans in the Modern United States

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780813042077
eISBN:
9780813043456
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813042077.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter reexamines the Bonus March by exploring the organized efforts carried out by the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) for full and immediate payment of the bonus. In doing so, the essay argues ... More


Rethinking the Bonus March

Stephen R. Ortiz

in Beyond the Bonus March and GI Bill: How Veteran Politics Shaped the New Deal Era

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814762134
eISBN:
9780814762561
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814762134.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter explores the Bonus March as the starting point of New Deal-era veteran politics. In this vein, the supposedly unprompted Bonus Army that moved on Washington in the summer of 1932 ... More


“A New Type of Lobbying”: The Veterans’ Bonus March of 1932

Lucy G. Barber

in Marching on Washington: The Forging of an American Political Tradition

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520242159
eISBN:
9780520931206
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520242159.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Wilma Waters, an eighty-six-year-old widow, told her story of the Bonus March of 1932 to a reporter from the Wenatchee World, a newspaper in central Washington State. Waters' group encouraged ... More


Senator Barkley from Depression to the Announcement of a New Deal

James K. Libbey

in Alben Barkley: A Life in Politics

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780813167138
eISBN:
9780813167831
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813167138.003.0010
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

In 1930 Barkley attended the Inter-Parliamentary Union meeting in London and then joined colleagues in visiting the Soviet Union. They were intrigued by the Soviet Five-Year Plan of industrialization ... More


Introduction

Stephen R. Ortiz

in Beyond the Bonus March and GI Bill: How Veteran Politics Shaped the New Deal Era

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814762134
eISBN:
9780814762561
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814762134.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This introductory chapter examines the transformation of veteran policies throughout the interwar years, one that paralleled the changes to twentieth-century American liberalism during the same ... More


The Bonus Re-emerges

Stephen R. Ortiz

in Beyond the Bonus March and GI Bill: How Veteran Politics Shaped the New Deal Era

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814762134
eISBN:
9780814762561
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814762134.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter describes the re-emergence of the Bonus as a political issue in 1934 despite opposition from a popular president and the most powerful veteran organization. The struggle to pass the ... More


Asian Americans in the Age of Neoliberalism: Human Capital and Bad Choices in a.k.a. Don Bonus (1995) and Better Luck Tomorrow (2002)

Helen Heran Jun

in Race for Citizenship: Black Orientalism and Asian Uplift from Pre-Emancipation to Neoliberal America

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814742976
eISBN:
9780814743324
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814742976.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter engages discourses of Asian American racial difference in the post-civil rights period, by examining its relationship to the rise of neoliberalism as a hegemonic ideology since the ... More


1817: President Madison Vetoes His Own Bill

in A Community Built on Words: The Constitution in History and Politics

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226677231
eISBN:
9780226677224
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226677224.003.0013
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

The editors of Madison's papers term the “Olmstead affair” the “first public crisis” of his presidency. Madison himself provoked the last when, on the final day of his second term, he vetoed the ... More


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