North Carolina Standards
NC.5.C&G. Civics and Governance
5.C&G.1. Understand the development, structure and function of government in the United States.
5.C&G.1.2. Summarize the organizational structures and powers of the United States government (legislative, judicial and executive branches of government).
5.C&G.1.3. Analyze historical documents that shaped the foundation of the United States government.
5.C&G.2. Analyze life in a democratic republic through rights and responsibilities of citizens.
5.C&G.2.2. Analyze the rights and responsibilities of United States citizens in relation to the concept of ''common good'' according to the United States Constitution (Bill of Rights).
5.C&G.2.3. Exemplify ways in which the rights, responsibilities and privileges of citizens are protected under the United States Constitution.
5.C&G.2.4. Explain why civic participation is important in the United States.
5.H.2. Understand the role of prominent figures in shaping the United States.
5.H.2.3. Compare the changing roles of women and minorities on American society from Pre- Colonial through Reconstruction.