Minnesota Academic Standards
MN.4. Grade 4: Geography of North America
4.1. Citizenship and Government
4.1.1. Civic Skills
22.214.171.124. Democratic government depends on informed and engaged citizens who exhibit civic skills and values, practice civic discourse, vote and participate in elections, apply inquiry and analysis skills and take action to solve problems and shape public policy.
126.96.36.199.1. Describe how people take action to influence a decision on a specific issue; explain how local, state, national or tribal governments have addressed that issue.
4.1.4. Governmental Institutions and Political Processes
188.8.131.52. The United States government has specific functions that are determined by the way that power is delegated and controlled among various bodies: the three levels (federal, state, local) and the three branches (legislative, executive, judicial) of government.
184.108.40.206.2. Identify the major roles and responsibilities of elected and appointed leaders in the community, state and nation; name some current leaders who function in these roles and how they are selected.