Louisiana Academic Standards
4.2. People and Events: Students explain the historical significance of key people and events in order to examine the expansion of the boundaries and development of democracy in the United States.
4.2.2. Cite evidence to support the key contributions and influence of people in the history of the United States
4.2.4. Draw conclusions about the relationship of significant events in the history of the United States to the expansion of democracy in the United States
4.7. Government and Political Systems: Students explain the structure and purposes of government and the foundations of the United States’ democratic system using primary and secondary sources.
4.7.1. Identify and summarize significant changes that have been made to the United States Constitution through the amendment process
4.7.2. Explain the significance of key ideas contained in the Declaration of Independence, the United States Constitution, and the Bill of Rights
4.7.4. Differentiate between the structure and function of the three branches of federal government