March on Washington Thanks to the efforts of veteran organizer Bayard Rustin, the logistics of the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom came together by the summer of Scheduled for August 28, the event was to consist of a mile-long march from the Washington Monument to the Lincoln Memorial, in honor of the president who had signed the Emancipation Proclamation a century earlier, and would feature a series of prominent speakers. Its stated goals included demands for desegregated public accommodations and public schools, redress of violations of constitutional rights and an expansive federal works program to train employees.
Plot summary[ edit ] The journal -style book is written as a partial "secret" diary of Abraham Lincolnkept by the 16th President of the United States and given to the author by a vampire named Henry Sturges.
Years later, the manuscript is found in a five-and-dime store in the town of Rhinebeck, New York a reference to Smith's wife's hometown. When Abraham Lincoln is only eleven years old, he learns from his father Thomas that vampires are, in fact, real.
Thomas explains to his son that a vampire killed Abraham's grandfather also named Abraham Lincoln in Young Abraham is also shocked to learn that his beloved mother, Nancysuccumbed not to milk sickness but rather to being given a "fool's dose" of vampire blood, the result of Thomas's failure to repay a debt.
Lincoln vows in his diary to kill as many vampires as he can. A year later, he lures the vampire responsible for his mother's death to the family farm and manages to kill it with a homemade stake.
InLincoln gets word of a possible vampire attack along the Ohio River and investigates, but this time he is no match for the vampire and is nearly killed. He is saved at the last moment by the intervention of the vampire Henry Sturges.
Henry nurses Lincoln back to health and explains some of the nature of vampirismemphasizing that some vampires are good, such as he, and others are evil.
Lincoln spends the summer with Henry sharpening his senses and being trained as an expert vampire hunter. Henry sends Lincoln the names and addresses of evil vampires; Abraham dutifully tracks them down and kills them.
As a young adult, Lincoln and a friend travel down the Mississippi River to New Orleans on a flatboat to sell a number of goods. Here, Lincoln's life is changed forever after he witnesses a slave auction. Lincoln follows a slave buyer and his new slaves back to their plantation and discovers to his horror that the buyer is a vampire; the slaves are to be used not for labor but for food.
Lincoln writes in his journal his belief that vampires will continue to exist in America as long as they can easily buy their victims in this manner; to end slavery is to end the scourge of vampires.
Lincoln becomes an abolitionist. Lincoln returns to his home in New Salem and begins his business and political careers by day, continuing to track down the vampires in Henry's letters at night.
With Henry's help, Lincoln catches McNamar and kills him, but he decides to give up vampire hunting and instead concentrate on his daytime pursuits.
Lincoln marries Mary Toddbegins to raise a family, starts a law firm and is elected to a term in the U.
While in Washington, Lincoln meets his old friend Edgar Allan Poewho also knows the truth about vampires. Poe warns that if the vampires are left unchecked, they will eventually seek to enslave all Americans, white and black.
Lincoln leaves Washington in and declines to seek re-election; Poe is found murdered that same year in Baltimorethe victim of a vampire attack. Here, Lincoln and fellow vampire slayer William Seward are told that the vampires in the South intend to start a civil war so that they can conquer the north and enslave all humans of America.
Lincoln runs for the U. Senate and debates Stephen A. Douglas in what became known as the Lincoln—Douglas debates. Although Lincoln loses to Douglas an ally of the Southern vampireshe gains a great deal of publicity and respect, which allows him to capture the Republican Party nomination for President of the United States and then the office itself.
Lincoln's presidential election triggers the secession of the southern slave states and the start of the American Civil War. His former opponent Douglas also sides with him, regretting his previous alliance with vampires.
Early battles, such as the First Battle of Bull Rungo poorly for the Union troops after they are attacked by Confederate vampires.Sep 07, · The “I Have a Dream” speech, delivered by Martin Luther King, Jr. before a crowd of some , people at the March on Washington, remains one .
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Martin Luther King's Address at March on Washington August 28, Washington, D.C. "I have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation. History of the Copyright Dispute: Because King's speech was broadcast to a large radio and television audience, there was controversy about the copyright status of. Abraham Lincoln, Vampire Hunter is a biographical action horror mash-up novel by Seth Grahame-Smith, released on March 2, , through New York–based .
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