The Great American Documents Volume 1: 1620-1830
- By Ruth Ashby and Ernie Colón
- Paperback: 160 pages
In the Great American Documents series, teacher and graphic-book author Ruth Ashby and 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 1 introduces as series narrator none other than Uncle Sam, who walks us through 20 essential documents bookended by the Mayflower Compact in 1620 and the Indian Removal Act in 1830. A chapter is devoted to each document. Uncle Sam explains the document's key passages, its origins, how it came to be written, and its impact.
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