AL.1. United States Studies: Beginnings to 1877: Fifth-grade content standards focus on the United States from the prehistoric period to 1877. The emphasis is on the geography and history of the United States from the earliest times through the formation and growth of a nation to the latter part of the nineteenth century.
1.9. History/Political Science: List steps involved in the development of the Constitution of the United States, including the inadequacies of the Articles of Confederation and struggles over the ratification of the Constitution.
1.9.2. Discussing major ideas and concepts of the Constitution of the United States, including the duties and powers of the three branches of government.
1.9.3. Identifying the main principles in the Bill of Rights.