Heroes and Villains
George Washington and Self-Governance
A look at the virtue of self-governance through the life of George Washington. Self-governance is defined as being self-controlled, avoiding extremes, and to not be excessively influenced or controlled by others. This lesson explores how George Washington’s self-governance influenced the early republic and how it influences what we value in both citizens and leaders.
A set of actions and habits necessary for the safe, effective, and mutually beneficial participation in a society.
The idea that only a knowledgeable and virtuous citizenry can sustain liberty.