IL.14. Political Systems: Understand political systems, with an emphasis on the United States.
14.C. Understand election processes and responsibilities of citizens.
14.C.2. Describe and evaluate why rights and responsibilities are important to the individual, family, community, workplace, state and nation (e.g., voting, protection under the law).
14.D. Understand the roles and influences of individuals and interest groups in the political systems of Illinois, the United States and other nations.
14.D.2. Explain ways that individuals and groups influence and shape public policy.