American Portraits

To Accomplish the Most Good: Booker T. Washington’s Education

In this lesson, students will read about and discuss how Booker T. Washington remained diligent about obtaining an education. They will draft an illustrated “map” of Booker T. Washington’s journey toward an education, and they will discuss how they can be diligent in their own lives.

Founding Principles

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Civic Virtue

A set of actions and habits necessary for the safe, effective, and mutually beneficial participation in a society.

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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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