OH.5. Government: Students use knowledge of the purposes, structures and processes of political systems at the local, state, national and international levels to understand that people create systems of government as structures of power and authority to provide order, maintain stability and promote the general welfare.
5.A. Identify the responsibilities of the branches of the U.S. government and explain why they are necessary.
5.B. Give examples of documents that specify the structure of state and national governments in the United States and explain how these documents foster self-government in a democracy.