American Portraits

Tear Down This Wall: Ronald Reagan, the Cold War, and Responsibility

In this lesson, students will review Ronald Reagan’s life-long commitment to ending the tyranny of communism and analyze Reagan’s application of the virtue of responsibility. They will achieve the following objectives.

Founding Principles

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Civic Virtue

A set of actions and habits necessary for the safe, effective, and mutually beneficial participation in a society.

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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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