The great American documents / Ruth Ashby ; illustrated by Ernie Col�on ; editorial consultant Russell Motter.
Contributor(s): Col�on, Ernie [illustrator.] | Motter, Russell [editor.].Material type: BookPublisher: New York : Hill and Wang, A division of Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2014-Edition: First edition.Description: volumes : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 26 cm.Content type: text | still image Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780809094608; 0809094606; 9780374534530; 0374534535; 9780809094592; 0809094592; 9780374537371; 0374537372.Other title: Uncle Sam presents [At head of title:].Subject(s): United States -- History -- Comic books, strips, etc | United States -- Politics and government -- Comic books, strips, etc | Comic books, strips, etc. -- United States | Comic books, strips, etc | Politics and government | United StatesGenre/Form: Primary sources. | Graphic nonfiction. | Comic books, strips, etc. | Graphic novels. | History. | Graphic novels. | Graphic novels.DDC classification: 973
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"A novel graphic."
Includes bibliographical references.
Volume 1. 1620-1830.
A graphically illustrated history of America through its major speeches, laws, proclamations, court decisions, and essays introduces, through the narrative character of "Uncle Sam," each document's origins, creation, and impact.
Volume One: 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.
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