C.1: Students will examine the structure and purposes of governments with specific emphasis on constitutional democracy .
C.1.K-3a: Students will understand that leaders are sometimes chosen by election, and that elected officials are expected to represent the interests of the people who elected them. (Essential for Grades K-1)
C.1.K-3b: Students will understand that positions of authority, whether elected, appointed, or familial, carry responsibilities and should be respected. (Essential for Grades K-1)
C.3: Students will understand the responsibilities, rights, and privileges of United States citizens .
C.3.K-3a: Students will understand that American citizens have distinct responsibilities (such as voting), rights (such as free speech and freedom of religion), and privileges (such as driving). (Essential for Grade 3)