New Hampshire Standards
NH.3. Civics and Governments: The goal of Civics is to educate students to understand the purpose, structure, and functions of government; the political process; the rule of law; and world affairs. Civics builds on a foundation of history, geography, and economics to teach students to become responsible, knowledgeable citizens, committed to participation in public affairs.
3.1. The Nature and Purpose of Government: Students will demonstrate an understanding of the nature of governments, and the fundamental ideals of government of the United States.
188.8.131.52. Explain the ideal of the United States system of government, e.g., equal rights or tolerance for others.
3.2. Structure and Function of United States and New Hampshire Government: Students will demonstrate an understanding of major provisions of the United States and New Hampshire Constitutions, and the organization and operation of government at all levels including the legislative, executive, and judicial branches.
184.108.40.206. Identify the individual functions of the three branches of government and the organization of New Hampshire state government.
220.127.116.11. Explain how laws and/or policies are made at local and state levels.