American Portraits

He Snatched Lightning from the Sky and the Scepter from Tyrants: Benjamin Franklin, the Kite Experiment, and Purpose

In this lesson, students will learn about the life and work of Benjamin Franklin and how it was shaped by his purpose. They will explore how his actions and his identity helped him achieve great discoveries in science and, through his example, learn how they can pursue their own purpose for the greater good of mankind.

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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