IL.14. Political Systems: Understand political systems, with an emphasis on the United States.
14.F. Understand the development of United States political ideas and traditions.
14.F.2. Identify consistencies and inconsistencies between expressed United States political traditions and ideas and actual practices (e.g., freedom of speech, right to bear arms, slavery, voting rights).
IL.16. History: Understand events, trends, individuals and movements shaping the history of Illinois, the United States and other nations.
16.B. Understand the development of significant political events.
16.B.2b. Local, State, and United States History: Identify major causes of the American Revolution and describe the consequences of the Revolution through the early national period, including the roles of George Washington, Thomas Jefferson and Benjamin Franklin.