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The March of the Bonus Army.

Grade Levels: 9 - 12
Core Subject(s): Social Studies
Length: 00:26:53
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In 1932, a remarkable event occurred in Washington, DC. In the darkest days of the Depression, thousands of unemployed World War I veterans marched to the capital city, looking to Congress for an advance on the bonus compensation promised to them years earlier. Tune in to learn more about the "bonus army" incident and the groundwork it laid for later social legislation

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