IL.14. Political Systems: Understand political systems, with an emphasis on the United States.
14.F. Understand the development of United States political ideas and traditions.
14.F.2. Identify consistencies and inconsistencies between expressed United States political traditions and ideas and actual practices (e.g., freedom of speech, right to bear arms, slavery, voting rights).
IL.16. History: Understand events, trends, individuals and movements shaping the history of Illinois, the United States and other nations.
16.B. Understand the development of significant political events.
16.B.2c. Local, State, and United States History: Identify presidential elections that were pivotal in the formation of modern political parties.
IL.18. Social Systems: Understand social systems, with an emphasis on the United States.
18.B. Understand the roles and interactions of individuals and groups in society.
18.B.2b. Describe the ways in which institutions meet the needs of society.