American Portraits

Nothing Complicated About Ordinary Equality: Alice Paul and Self-Sacrifice

In this lesson, students will learn about the self-sacrifice of Alice Paul and ways in which they can sacrifice their own comfort for what they believe.

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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Representative / Republican Government

Form of government in which the people are sovereign (the ultimate source of power) and authorize representatives to make and carry out laws.

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