American Portraits

Harriet Tubman: Follow the North Star to Freedom

In this lesson, students will learn how Harriet Tubman acted responsibly by helping many people escape slavery. They will also determine ways that they can help others by being responsible.

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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Except where authorized by citizens through the Constitution, the government does not have the authority to limit freedom.

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Private Virtue

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

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