IL.14. Political Systems: Understand political systems, with an emphasis on the United States.
14.C. Understand election processes and responsibilities of citizens.
14.C.2. Describe and evaluate why rights and responsibilities are important to the individual, family, community, workplace, state and nation (e.g., voting, protection under the law).
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.2c. Local, State, and United States History: Identify presidential elections that were pivotal in the formation of modern political parties.