What obstacles did your character have to overcome in life?
How did your character display positive character traits of cooperation, diligence, courage, and leadership?
How did your character use positive character traits to support their beliefs in liberty, justice, tolerance, and freedom of conscience and expression?
makes us care about what she or he did with time and opportunity. McKenzie, 2009
SS3H2 The student will discuss the lives of Americans who expanded people’s rights and freedoms in a democracy.
a. Paul Revere (independence), Frederick Douglass (civil rights), Susan B. Anthony (women’s rights), Mary McLeod Bethune (education), Franklin D. Roosevelt (New Deal and World War II), Eleanor Roosevelt (United Nations and human rights), Thurgood Marshall (civil rights), Lyndon B. Johnson (Great Society and voting rights), and Cesar Chavez (workers’ rights).
b. Explain social barriers, restrictions, and obstacles that these historical figures had to overcome and describe how they overcame them.