Clement Laird Vallandigham: Resounding Silence
In this lesson, students will learn about the self-sacrifice of Clement Laird Vallandigham and ways in which they can sacrifice their own comfort for what they believe.
Reasoned and respectful sharing of ideas between individuals is the primary way people influence change in society/government, and is essential to maintain self-government.
The government must interact with all citizens according to the duly-enacted laws; applying these rules equally among all citizens.
Rule of Law
Government and citizens all abide by the same laws regardless of political power. Those laws respect individual rights, are transparently enacted, are justly applied, and are stable.