American Portraits

Number 42: Jackie Robinson and Courage

In this lesson, students will consider the courage of Jackie Robinson who persevered through the integration of major league baseball and how they can act courageously for equality in their own lives.

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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Private Virtue

The idea that only a knowledgeable and virtuous citizenry can sustain liberty.

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