Washington State K–12 Learning Standards and Guidelines
WA.5.1. CIVICS - The student understands and applies knowledge of government, law, politics, and the nation’s fundamental documents to make decisions about local, national, and international issues and to demonstrate thoughtful, participatory citizenship.
5.1.1. Understands key ideals and principles of the United States, including those in the Declaration of Independence, the Constitution, and other fundamental documents.
188.8.131.52. Understands the key ideals of liberty and patriotism as outlined in the Declaration of Independence, U.S. Constitution, and other fundamental documents.
5.1.2. Understands the purposes, organization, and function of governments, laws, and political systems.
184.108.40.206. Understands the organization of the U.S. government.
220.127.116.11. Understands the function of the U.S. government.