Washington DC Standards
DC.3-5. Historical and Social Sciences Analysis Skills
3-5.3. Historical Research, Evidence, and Point of View
3-5.3.1. Students analyze societies in terms of the following themes: military, political, economic, social, religious, and intellectual.
DC.3. Geography and History of the District of Columbia
3.2. Government of D.C.: Students understand the basic structure of the D.C. government.
3.2.3. Identify the different ways people in a community can influence their local government (e.g., by voting, running for office, testifying at hearings, or participating in meetings).
3.2.4. Describe the distinctions between local, state, and national government. (P)