Cherished Values of the American People

All education is character education, differentiated only by the values that make up its content.


1.     Life and human dignity                                                          
2.     Religion and Religious Freedom
3.     Country and Citizenship                          
4.     Personal Freedoms                                  
5.     Respect for the Rights of Others                               
6.     Respect for Others' Property                                     
7.     Justice and Fair Play                                                  
8.     Motherhood                                                              
9.     Family                                                                       
10.   Respect for the Elderly                                             
11.  Taking Personal Responsibility                              
12.   Diligent and Honest Work                                       
13.   Knowledge    
14.   Contributing to Society
15.   Obeying the Rules
16.   Respect for Authority
17.   Taking care of our Environment
18.   Gratitude
19.   Humility
 20.  Loyalty
 21.  Compassion  (Kindness)
 22.  Worthy Accomplishments
 23.  Honesty and integrity in Speech and Deed
 24.  Courage
 25.  Virtue

Values + Commitment =Character

25 Cherished Values of the American People     

Our commitment to our values is the measure of our character!

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"The shortest and surest way to live with honor in the world is to be in reality what we would appear to be; all human virtues increase and strengthen themselves by the practice and experience of them." Socrates

The character of a nation is the combined characters of all of its citizens