New Mexico Standards
NM.I: History: Students are able to identify important people and events in order to analyze significant patterns, relationships, themes, ideas, beliefs, and turning points in New Mexico, United States, and world history in order to understand the complexity of the human experience. Students will:
1-A: New Mexico: explore and explain how people and events have influenced the development of New Mexico up to the present day:
1-A:1. Describe changes of governance of New Mexico (e.g., indigenous, Spanish, Mexican, French, Texan, confederate, United States);
NM.III: Civics and Government: Students understand the ideals, rights, and responsibilities of citizenship and understand the content and history of the founding documents of the United States with particular emphasis on the United States and New Mexico constitutions and how governments function at local, state, tribal, and national levels. Students will:
3-B: Explain the significance of symbols, icons, songs, traditions and leaders of New Mexico and the United States that exemplify ideals and provide continuity and a sense of unity:
3-B:2. Identify and summarize contributions of various racial, ethnic and religious groups to national identity; and
3-B:3. Describe selected ethnic and religious customs and celebrations that enhance local, state, tribal and national identities.