In this lesson, students will review the words and actions of Chief Joseph of the Nez Perce people in the Pacific Northwest. They will identify examples of people treating one another with respect and examples of disrespect.View Lesson
The Bill of Rights Institute’s American Portraits
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In this lesson, students will learn about the life and views of Henry David Thoreau. They will explore how his actions embody the virtue of integrity and, through his example, will learn how they can pursue integrity in their own lives.View Lesson
In this lesson, students will learn about the life of Daniel Morgan. They will explore his dedication to his purpose through many trials and tribulations at great personal sacrifice. Through his example students will learn how they can pursue purpose in their own lives.View Lesson
In this lesson, students will learn about Steve Jobs’ diligence in his life. They will also learn how to be diligent in their own lives.View Lesson
In this lesson, students will review and evaluate the actions of Jeannette Rankin, the first woman elected to U.S. Congress, the only woman to vote in Congress to extend the franchise to women, and the only person to have voted against the declarations of war in both World Wars. They will use her story to help understand how to act with integrity in their own lives.View Lesson
In this lesson, students will learn about Stephen Decatur and his sense of purpose that drove him to successfully complete the daring raid on the U.S.S. Philadelphia. They will explore how purpose can help advance freedom and work to discover purpose in their own lives.View Lesson