Minnesota Academic Standards
MN.5. Grade Five: History of North America (up to 1800)
5.1. Citizenship and Government
5.1.3. Rights and Responsibilities
126.96.36.199. Individuals in a republic have rights, duties and responsibilities.
188.8.131.52.1. Explain specific protections that the Bill of Rights provides to individuals and the importance of these ten amendments to the ratification of the United States Constitution.
5.4.1. Historical Thinking Skills
184.108.40.206. The divergence of colonial interests from those of England led to an independence movement that resulted in the American Revolution and the foundation of a new nation based on the ideals of self-government and liberty. (Revolution and a New Nation: 1754-1800)
220.127.116.11.1. Identify major conflicts between the colonies and England following the Seven Years War; explain how these conflicts led to the American Revolution. (Revolution and a New Nation: 1754-1800)
18.104.22.168.5. Describe the purposes of the founding documents and explain the basic principles of democracy that were set forth in the Declaration of Independence, the Constitution and the Bill of Rights. (Revolution and a New Nation: 1754-1800)