American Portraits

The Torch Has Passed to a New Generation: John F. Kennedy’s Inaugural Address and Responsibility

In this lesson, students will analyze John F. Kennedy’s call in his Inaugural Address for responsible actions by the American citizenry.

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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