WA.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.
1.1. Understands key ideals and principles of the United States, including those in the Declaration of Independence, the Constitution, and other fundamental documents.
1.1.1. IDEALS & PRINCIPLES: Understands the key ideals of liberty and patriotism as outlined in the Declaration of Independence, U.S. Constitution, and other fundamental documents.
1.2. Understands the purposes, organization, and function of governments, laws, and political systems.
1.2.1. STRUCTURE OF GOVERNMENT: Understands the organization of the United States government.
1.2.2. FUNCTION OF GOVERNMENT: Understands the function of the United States government.