- What, if any, circumstances of the veterans outlined in the text warrant early payment of their bonus? Use specific evidence from the text to support your response.
- Was it fair to compare the earlier treatment of the Bonus Army marchers in Washington D.C. to the conditions of World War I? Why or why not?
- Is the Bonus Army’s characterization of Hoover and their current plight a fair assessment of their situation? Use evidence from the text to support your response.
Veterans Rank And File Committee, "Veterans march to Washington to arrive at opening of Congress, December 5th, 1932 to demand cash payment of bonus," New York, 1932. Courtesy of Library of Congress