What? You don't know what a Burgess is? -- You can't outline the Monroe Doctrine? -- Recall the 14th Amendment? -- Explain the difference between a sputnik and a beatnik? Then you need The Cartoon History of the United Statesto fill those gaps. From the first English colonies to the Gulf War and the S & L debacle, Larry Gonick spells it all out from his unique cartoon perspective.Gonick, Larry is the author of 'Cartoon History of the United States', published 1991 under ISBN 9780062730985 and ISBN 0062730983.