OH.5. Government: Students use knowledge of the purposes, structures and processes of political systems at the local, state, national and international levels to understand that people create systems of government as structures of power and authority to provide order, maintain stability and promote the general welfare.
5.B. Give examples of documents that specify the structure of state and national governments in the United States and explain how these documents foster self-government in a democracy.
OH.6. Citizenship Rights and Responsibilities: Students use knowledge of the rights and responsibilities of citizenship in order to examine and evaluate civic ideals and to participate in community life and the American democratic system.
6.2. Grade Level Indicator: Participation: Demonstrate effective citizenship traits including: Civility; Respect for the rights and dignity of each person; Volunteerism; Compromise; Compassion; Persistence in achieving goals; Civic-mindedness
6.3. Grade Level Indicator: Rights and Responsibilities: Describe the responsibilities of citizenship with emphasis on: Voting; Obeying laws; Respecting the rights of others; Being informed about current issues; Paying taxes.
6.A. Explain how citizens take part in civic life in order to promote the common good.
6.B. Identify rights and responsibilities of citizenship in the United States that are important for preserving democratic government.