Iowa Core Standards
IA.PS. Political Science/Civic Literacy
PS.2. Understand how the government established by the Constitution embodies the enduring values and principles of democracy and republicanism.
PS.2.1. Understand the fundamental values and principles of American democracy.
PS.3. Understand the purpose and function of each of the three branches of government established by the Constitution.
PS.3.1. Understand that the legislative branch passes laws to protect individual rights.