Mississippi College & Career Readiness Standards
THIRD GRADE: CITIZENSHIP IN LOCAL GOVERNMENT
CI.3.1. Explain how an individual exercises rights and responsibilities within community and local government.
CI.3.1.1. Identify core and civic virtues.
CR.3.1. Explain how a democracy relies on people’s responsible participation.
CR.3.1.1. Define democracy.
CR.3.1.2. Explain the voting process.
H.3.1. Identify and describe the different types of government throughout history, such as dictatorship, monarchy, aristocracy, representative democracy, and direct democracy.
H.3.1.1. Explain who held power in each type of government.
H.3.1.2. Compare and contrast the different types of government related to source of authority, limits on power and examples of each.
H.3.1.3. Cite an example of each type of government from history.
H.3.2. Explain the role of Representative Democracy in framing the American government.
H.3.2.1. Explain the roles of the three branches of government.
H.3.3. Trace the history of voting rights in America.
H.3.3.1. Define voting, suffrage and franchise.