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Drawing the vote : an illustrated guide to voting in America  Cover Image Book Book

Drawing the vote : an illustrated guide to voting in America

Jenkins, Tommy 1972- (author.). Lacker, Kati, (illustrator.). Jones, Martha S., (writer of foreword.).

Summary

Summary: "Coinciding with the 2020 US presidential election, Drawing the Vote, an original graphic novel, looks at the history of voting rights in the United States, and how it has affected the way we vote today. Author Tommy Jenkins traces this history from the earliest steps toward democracy during the American Revolution, to the upheaval caused by the Civil War, the fight for women's suffrage, the Civil Rights movement, the election of an African American president, and the control by a Republican majority. Along the way, Jenkins identifies events and trends that led to the unprecedented results of the 2016 presidential election that left Americans wondering, "how did this happen?" To balance these complex ideas and statistics, Kati Lacker's clean artistic style makes the book both beautiful and accessible. At a time when many citizens are experiencing apathy about voting and skepticism concerning our bitterly divided political parties, Drawing the Vote seeks to offer some explanation for how we got here and how every American can take action to make their vote count"--

Item details

  • ISBN: 1419739980
  • ISBN: 9781419739989
  • Physical Description: vii, 198 pages : chiefly illustrations ; 25 cm
    print
  • Publisher: New York : Abrams ComicArts, 2020.

Contents / Notes

Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographic references (pages 192-197).
Formatted Contents Note: Timeline of key events in US voting history -- By the people, for the people -- The birth of a nation: 1776-1861 -- United we stand, divided we fall: 1865-1900 -- Reclaiming her time! 1807-2016 -- Jim Crow strikes back! 1890-1965 -- A move to the left, a move to the right: 1963-2009 -- Party all the time: 2009-2016 -- Divide and conquer: 2010-present -- Epilogue: Every vote counts.
Subject: United States
Voting
Elections
Elections United States History Comic books, strips, etc
Voting United States Comic books, strips, etc
Genre: History.
Comic books, strips, etc.
Graphic novels.
Graphic novels.

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