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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 Pub Note Copy No. Status
 Malta Twp PL Adult Non Fiction - MLLY-12  JUV 973 ASH GREA V. 1    AVAILABLE
 Moline PL Adult Graphic Novel - MPLG-6  GRAPHIC 973 ASH    AVAILABLE
 North Suburban PLD Roscoe YA Graphic Novel - NSRY-11  TN 973 ASH GRAPHIC NOVEL    AVAILABLE
Edition First edition.
Description 151 pages : color illustrations ; 26 cm
text rdacontent
still image rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 149).
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.
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.
Subject Comic books, strips, etc. -- United States.
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 hardcover
0809094606 hardcover
9780374534530 paperback
0374534535 paperback

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