Iowa Core Standards
IA.B. Behavioral Sciences
B.3. Understand how personality and socialization impact the individual.
B.3.3. Understand the rights and responsibilities of the individual in relation to his/her social group.
E.3. Understand how governments throughout the world influence economic behavior.
E.3.1. Understand that the government pays for goods and services it provides by taxing and borrowing.
IA.PS. Political Science/Civic Literacy
PS.1. Understand the rights and responsibilities of each citizen and demonstrate the value of lifelong civic action.
PS.1.2. Understand why civic responsibility is important and know examples of civic responsibility.
PS.1.4. Understand how people can participate in their government.
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.2.3. Understand fundamental values and principles of American democracy are expressed in documents such as the Declaration of Independence, the Preamble to the United States Constitution, and the Bill of Rights, as well as in American songs, stories, and speeches.
PS.4. Understand the differences among local, state and national government.
PS.4.1. Understand the roles of local, state and national government and the roles of representative leaders at these levels such as mayor, governor and President.