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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.

Publication Info. New York : Hill and Wang, 2014.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Teen Graphic Novels    973 ASH    Available
Edition 1st ed.
Description 151 p. : col. ill. ; 26 cm.
text rdacontent
still image rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Bibliography 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 "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"--Back cover.
Subject United States -- History -- Comic books, strips, etc.
United States -- Politics and government -- Comic books, strips, etc.
Added Author Colón, Ernie illustrator.
Motter, Russell, editor.
Cover Title Uncle Sam presents The great American documents. Volume 1, 1620-1830
ISBN 9780809094608 (hc.)
0809094606 (hc.)
9780374534530 (pbk.)
0374534535 (pbk.)

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