California Content Standards
CA.3. Continuity and Change
3.4. Students understand the role of rules and laws in our daily lives and the basic structure of the U.S. government.
3.4.3. Know the histories of important local and national landmarks, symbols, and essential documents that create a sense of community among citizens and exemplify cherished ideals (e.g., the U.S. flag, the bald eagle, the Statue of Liberty, the U.S. Constitution, the Declaration of Independence, the U.S. Capitol).
3.4.4. Understand the three branches of government, with an emphasis on local government.
3.4.5. Describe the ways in which California, the other states, and sovereign American Indian tribes contribute to the making of our nation and participate in the federal system of government.