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Bonus Army


Bonus Army marchers in Washington
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Question 1314128

The Bonus Army descended on Washington from all over the U.S. in 1932, demanding payment of their World War I bonuses. President Herbert Hoover's response was to

(A) meet with the march organizers to discuss their demands
(B) call on Congress to pass emergency legislation to aid these veterans
(C) call out U.S. Army units to disperse the marchers and dismantle their camp
(D) put into place a long-range program for benefits to prevent future problems for veterans
(E) create the G.I. Bill of Rights

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