A Pox to You! Cotton Mather, the Inoculation Crisis, and Purpose
In this lesson, students will learn about the work and life of Cotton Mather and how it was shaped by his purpose. They will explore how his actions and his identity helped him achieve a great advancement for modern medicine and through his example, learn how they can pursue their own purpose for the greater good of mankind.
A set of actions and habits necessary for the safe, effective, and mutually beneficial participation in a society.
Individuals must take care of themselves and their families and be vigilant to preserve their liberty.
The idea that only a knowledgeable and virtuous citizenry can sustain liberty.