By Nicholas Harris
Site visitors jams, information stands, and theater lovers, oh my! try out 8 action-packed scenes to determine what occurs in the course of a whole day in a hectic urban. Peek inside of a college, an condominium construction, a theater, a museum, and extra. hold your eye at the clock too. via spending an entire day in a urban, you could watch occasions spread from morning to nighttime.
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He reminded people that the Declaration of Independence had stated that “all men are created equal,” a truly radical idea for the time. However, this idea had not been realized for the African Americans, who were held as slaves, not treated as equals, and denied their rights and humanity. Now “a great civil war” was being fought. ” They had made the ultimate 27 sacrifice by dying for their country. They were the ones who made that ground hallowed (or holy), not Lincoln or Edward Everett or anyone else, no matter how many speeches they made.
Obama and his family were there, singing along and dancing. Malia snapped pictures with her digital camera. Monday, the day before, was Martin Luther King Day, a national holiday. Many people thought the close juxtaposition of these two important days was fitting. , as the beginning step in the civil rights movement,” Louisiana Congressmen Anh Cao, the first Vietnamese American elected to the House of Representatives, told a reporter. ” Obama visited wounded veterans at Walter Reed Army Hospital, then headed for a homeless shelter, where he grabbed a paint roller and began painting the walls.
It is for us, the living, rather, to be dedicated here to the unfinished work which they who fought here have thus far so nobly advanced. It is rather for us to be here dedicated to the great task remaining before us . . that from these honored dead we take increased devotion to that cause for which they gave the last full measure of devotion; that we here highly resolve that these dead shall not have died in vain; that this nation, under God, shall have a new birth of freedom; and that government of the people, by the people, for the people, shall not perish from the earth.
A Day in a City (Time Goes By) by Nicholas Harris