Iowa Core Standards
E.3. Understand how governments throughout the world influence economic behavior.
E.3.2. Understand that all societies have developed economic systems and there are advantages and disadvantages to each type of system.
H.5. Understand the effect of economic needs and wants on individual and group decisions.
H.5.1. Understands factors that shaped the economic system in the United States.
IA.PS. Political Science/Civic Literacy
PS.1. Understand the rights and responsibilities of each citizen and demonstrate the value of lifelong civic action.
PS.1.2. Understand why civic responsibility is important and know examples of civic responsibility.
PS.1.4. Understand how people can participate in their government.
PS.1.6. Understand opportunities for leadership and public service in the student’s own classroom, school, community, state, and the nation.
PS.1.7. Understand the importance of voluntarism as a characteristic of American society.
PS.2. Understand how the government established by the Constitution embodies the enduring values and principles of democracy and republicanism.
PS.2.3. Understand fundamental values and principles of American democracy are expressed in documents such as the Declaration of Independence, the Preamble to the United States Constitution, and the Bill of Rights, as well as in American songs, stories, and speeches.
PS.4. Understand the differences among local, state and national government.
PS.4.3. Understand how national, state and local government officials are chosen.