American Portraits

Dolley Madison’s Respect for Washington

In this lesson, students will learn about the respect that First Lady Dolley Madison had for the city of Washington and its people as well as her respect for American treasures. Students will determine ways in which they can be respectful of others in their own lives.

Founding Principles

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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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