You May Depend Upon My Exertions: Robert Morris, the Revolutionary War, and Self‐Sacrifice
In this lesson, students will learn about the actions of Robert Morris and his sacrifices for the cause of independence during the American Revolutionary War. They will explore how his selfless actions with his finances helped to preserve that cause. Through his example, they will learn how they can act selflessly in their own lives.
Individuals must take care of themselves and their families and be vigilant to preserve their liberty.
The idea that only a knowledgeable and virtuous citizenry can sustain liberty.