Minnesota Academic Standards
MN.3. Grade 3: Foundations of Social Studies
3.1. Citizenship and Government
3.1.1. Civic Skills
220.127.116.11. Democratic government depends on informed and engaged citizens who exhibit civic skills and values, practice civic discourse, vote and participate in elections, apply inquiry and analysis skills and take action to solve problems and shape public policy.
18.104.22.168.1. Identify ways people make a difference in the civic life of their communities, state, nation or world by working as individuals or groups to address a specific problem or need.
3.1.2. Civic Values and Principles of Democracy
22.214.171.124. The United States is based on democratic values and principles that include liberty, individual rights, justice, equality, the rule of law, limited government, common good, popular sovereignty, majority rule and minority rights.
126.96.36.199.1. Explain the importance of civic discourse (including speaking, listening, voting and respecting diverse viewpoints) and the principles of majority rule and minority rights.
3.4.1. Historical Thinking Skills
188.8.131.52. Historical inquiry is a process in which multiple sources and different kinds of historical evidence are analyzed to draw conclusions about how and why things happened in the past.
184.108.40.206.2. Compare and contrast two different accounts of an event.