Courage Curriculum Connection – History
Profiles in Courage
Profiles in Courage is a 1955 Pulitzer Prize-winning biography describing acts of bravery and integrity by eight United States Senators throughout the Senate’s history. The book profiles senators who crossed party lines and/or defied the public opinion of their constituents to do what they felt was right and suffered severe criticism and losses in popularity because of their actions.
A teaching guide for this book may be found at :
For younger students, find age-appropriate biographies of the individuals in the book and others like them.
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