In this lesson, students will explore the life of Matthew Ridgway and his role in the Korean War. Students will understand how Matthew Ridgway’s courage helped save the United States’ and United Nations’ forces during the Korean War. Through his example, they will learn how they can use courage in their own lives to accomplish their purpose.View Lesson
The Bill of Rights Institute’s American Portraits
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In this lesson, students will review the self-sacrifice that Pat Tillman demonstrated in two ways. First, he demonstrated strength of character in loyalty to the Arizona Cardinals, even when the St. Louis Rams offered him a much larger salary than the Cardinals paid him. Second, Tillman rejected a lucrative contract with the Cardinals in order to join the U.S. Army after the 9/11 terrorist attacks.View Lesson
In this lesson, students will review the words and actions of William Penn, who established the colony of Pennsylvania with a guarantee of freedom of worship. They will achieve the following objectives.View Lesson
In this lesson, students will learn about the life and actions of Whittaker Chambers. They will explore how his actions embodied the principle of integrity. Through his example, they will learn how they can live with integrity in their own lives.View Lesson
In this lesson, students will learn how Carrie Chapman Catt worked with purpose to advocate for a constitutional amendment guaranteeing the right to vote for women. They will use this example to be purposeful in their own lives.View Lesson
In this lesson, students will study the courage demonstrated by Charles Lindbergh during his cross-Atlantic flight and determine ways in which they can act with courage in their own lives.View Lesson