America's Core Values: Liberty, Equality & Self-Government


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Which value teaches us to respect and embrace the fact that all people are unique and important regardless of their race, culture, heritage, belief system, or socio-economic status?

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1. Individualism is the value that is committed to _____.

2. The value of _____ proclaims that people should be free to think, speak, and act as they choose as long as they do not offend the freedom and rights of others.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

America was founded on a set of ideals that has been perpetuated for over two hundred years. This worksheet will help you assess your knowledge of these ideals, including what the core values of America are and what these core values consist of.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments, you'll be tested on key historical facts about America's core values:

  • The value that teaches Americans to embrace all individuals as valuable and unique regardless of their differences
  • The value that allows for Americans to determine their own path in life
  • The value that provides for freedom to think, speak and act according to one's own choices limited only by that conduct not infringing this right in others
  • The value that makes the United States one indivisible nation
  • The value that provides Americans a voice in their government

Skills Practiced

  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about America's core values and how they shape the United States
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast topics from the lesson, such as the values that are represented by liberty, individualism and diversity
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding self-government and interpret it correctly
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main phrases, such as unity and diversity

Additional Learning

To learn more about the core values of the United States, review the accompanying lesson about U.S. liberty, equality & self-government. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Define what the term core values means
  • Identify the six core values practiced in the United States
  • Define each of the core values and provide an example of the application of each core value