'The Veterans Of The Bonus March' By Barbara

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The veterans of the Bonus March, 1932 were awarded with “bonuses” for their bravery in the war by the government to be paid at a later date. Many of these soldiers were unable to support themselves and their families because of the depression and requested the American government to pre-pone their bonus. Their hopes were shattered when the senate did not pass the bill and in turn their retaliated and assaulted the police with brutality. The author is trying to explain how a politically influenced approach can sometimes have consequences but lead to a positive outcome. Through her reading the author Barbara shows her readers that taking a stand and fighting for the greater good is not an easy task. It gives the people of America a more complete

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