Arizona's College and Career Ready Standards
SS04-S3C1. Foundations of Government: The United States democracy is based on principles and ideals that are embodied by symbols, people and documents.
SS04-S3C1-02. Identify the rights and freedoms supported by the following documents: a) Preamble of the U.S. Constitution; b) Bill of Rights; c) Statement of Natural Rights as found in the Declaration of Independence (We hold these truths to be self evident...) (Note: Aligns to State Statute)
SS04-S3C2. Structure of Government: The United States structure of government is characterized by the separation and balance of powers.
SS04-S3C2-01. Describe the three branches of state and national government: a) Executive; b) Legislative; c) Judicial.
SS04-S5C2. Microeconomics: Microeconomics examines the costs and benefits of economic choices relating to individuals, markets and industries, and governmental policies.
SS04-S5C2-02. Describe why (e.g., schools, fire, police, libraries) state and local governments collect taxes.