American Portraits

The Most Decorated American Soldier of World War II: Audie Murphy, World War II, and Courage

In this lesson, students will consider the courage of Audie Murphy, who became the most decorated American soldier of World War II. They will also consider how to cultivate and apply courage in their own lives.

Founding Principles

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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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