American Portraits

Jim Thorpe Chooses the Bright Path of Responsibility

In this lesson, students will learn from the example of athlete Jim Thorpe’s life of responsibility. They will also learn how to make responsible decisions themselves.

Founding Principles

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Equality

Every individual is equal to every other person in regards to natural rights and treatment before the law.

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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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