The True Meaning of Democracy: Eleanor Roosevelt, Marian Anderson, and Respect
In this lesson, students will learn about the respectful action of Eleanor Roosevelt towards Marian Anderson. They will explore how this demonstration of respect helped shape Mrs. Roosevelt’s purpose and identity and learn how similar displays in their own lives can help them in like manner.
Every individual is equal to every other person in regards to natural rights and treatment before the law.
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.