He had read of marches
, sieges, conflicts, and he had longed to see it all.
He had fallen upon the trail of Captain Bonneville's party, just after leaving the Nebraska; and, finding that they had frightened off all the game, had been obliged to push on, by forced marches
, to avoid famine: both men and horses were, therefore, much travel-worn; but this was no place to halt; the plain before them he said was destitute of grass and water, neither of which would be met with short of the Green River, which was yet at a considerable distance.
Jack or Donald marches
away to glory with his knapsack on his shoulder, stepping out briskly to the tune of "The Girl I Left Behind Me.
were organized in Chicago this month drawing 10,000 protesters.
But despite the greater presence than in prior marches
, women of color describe a number of disappointments.
Unlike with previous marches
, there will be no official count for the Millennium March, The National Park Service stopped making such tallies after controversies over counts at the Million Man March and other events, Nevertheless, march executive director Dianne Hardy-Garcia says she is confident that there were at least 700,000 people at the April 30 rally, "The Mall was full from the stage to 14th Street," Hardy-Garcia says, "indicating [based on previous Park Service estimates] that there were between 700,000 and 800,000," In addition, "we filled Pennsylvania Avenue," she says, referring to the street festival, which was at capacity both Saturday and Sunday,
5 million rider attached to the $87 billion Iraq reconstruction bill, social justice advocates managed to pull off two significant marches
At least 20 cities, including San Francisco, Denver and Chicago, also will host marches