American Portraits

Bird Woman’s River: Sacagawea’s Diligence in a Historic Journey

In this lesson, students will study the diligent behavior of Sacagawea throughout her journey with the Lewis and Clark expedition. They will read about how her decision to save their supplies in an icy river showed her diligence and learn from this example how they can be diligent in their own lives.

Founding Principles

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Individual Responsibility

Individuals must take care of themselves and their families and be vigilant to preserve their liberty.

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Private Virtue

The idea that only a knowledgeable and virtuous citizenry can sustain liberty.

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