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Author Ashby, Ruth, author.
Title The great American documents. Volume 1, 1620-1830 / Ruth Ashby ; illustrated by Ernie Colón ; editorial consultant Russell Motter.
Pub Info New York : Hill and Wang, 2014.
book jacket
 Mashpee-Children's Coll.  J GRAPHIC 973 ASH     AVAILABLE
Edition 1st ed.
Descript 151 p. : col. ill. ; 26 cm.
text rdacontent.
still image rdacontent.
unmediated rdamedia.
volume rdacarrier.
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references (p. 149).
Contents The Mayflower Compact -- "A model of Christian charity" -- The Maryland Toleration Act -- 1705 Virginia slave codes -- The Albany plan of union -- The Virginia resolves -- Common Sense -- The Declaration of Independence -- The Crisis -- The Constitution -- The Federalist Papers -- The Bill of Rights -- Washington's farewell address -- Jefferson's first inaugural address -- Marbury v. Madison -- The Louisiana Purchase -- "The Star-Spangled Banner" -- The Missouri Compromise -- The Monroe Doctrine -- The Indian Removal Act.
Summary "In the Great American Documents series, the teacher and graphic-book author Ruth Ashby and the renowned illustrator Ernie Colón tell the story of the United States through the major speeches, laws, proclamations, court decisions, and essays that shaped it. The Great American Documents:Volume I introduces as series narrator none other than Uncle Sam, who walks us through twenty essential documents. Each document gets a chapter, in which Uncle Sam explains its key passages, its origins, how it came to be written, and its impact. This graphic primer is an indispensable resource for students and any one else who wants the facts of American history close at hand" -- from publisher's web site.
Subject Comic books, strips, etc. -- United States.
United States -- History -- Comic books, strips, etc.
United States -- Politics and government -- Comic books, strips, etc.
Add Author Colón, Ernie, illustrator.
Motter, Russell, editor.
Cover Ti Uncle Sam presents The great American documents. Volume 1, 1620-1830.
ISBN 9780374534530 (pbk.)
9780809094608 (hc.)
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