Minnesota Academic Standards
MN.5. Grade Five: History of North America (up to 1800)
5.1. Citizenship and Government
5.1.4. Governmental Institutions and Political Processes
126.96.36.199. The primary purposes of rules and laws within the United States constitutional government are to protect individual rights, promote the general welfare and provide order.
188.8.131.52.1. Explain how law limits the powers of government and the governed, protects individual rights and promotes the general welfare.