American Portraits

The Selfless Courage of the Doolittle Raiders

In this lesson, students will learn about the actions of the Doolittle Raiders in April of 1942. They will understand how the pilots’ sacrifice and selfless actions helped to advance the cause of freedom. Through this example, they will understand how they can be more selfless in their own lives.

Founding Principles

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Private Virtue

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

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