In this lesson, students will review Abraham Lincoln’s Second Inaugural Address, delivered as Union troops were within sight of ultimate victory in the Civil War. They will analyze how he demonstrated respect in his approach to his second term of office and plans for restoring the Union. They will achieve the following objectives.View Lesson
The Bill of Rights Institute’s American Portraits
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In this lesson, students will learn about Paul Tibbets and his mission to drop the atomic bomb. Students will explore how the unselfish actions of he and his crew helped to bring the war with Japan to a close. Through his example, they will learn how they can act unselfishly in their own lives.View Lesson
In this lesson, students will learn about Supreme Court Justice Frank Murphy and his stand for justice in three World War II cases related to restrictions on Japanese Americans.View Lesson
In this lesson, students will learn about how the diplomats in the XYZ Affair maintained their integrity. They will also learn about how they can act with integrity in their own lives.View Lesson
In this lesson, students will learn about Elizabeth Cady Stanton’s role in the women’s suffrage movement. They will explore how her actions conformed to the ideas of justice and the many obstacles she had to overcome in achieving her purpose. Through her example, they will learn how they can pursue justice in their own lives.View Lesson
In this lesson, students will learn about Mark Felt and his role in the Watergate scandal. They will explore how Mark Felt lived up to the responsibility he believed he had to uphold the rule of law and analyze how they can better live up to responsibilities in their own lives.View Lesson