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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


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


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