Nebraska Core Academic Content Standards
NE.SS.5. Grade 5 (United States)
SS 5.1. Civics: Students will develop and apply the skills of civic responsibility to make informed decisions based upon knowledge of government at local, state, national and international levels.
SS 5.1.2. Students will apply democratic principles that are the foundation of the United States government systems to daily life.
SS 5.1.2.a. Explain the constitutional rights and civic responsibilities of U.S. citizens (e.g., freedom of speech, voting, staying informed of issues, respecting the rights, opinions, and beliefs of others, joining a civic group)
SS 5.1.2.b. Describe the significance of patriotic symbols, songs and activities (e.g., Pledge of Allegiance, "The Star Spangled Banner", "America", commemorating state and national holidays)
SS 5.1.2.d. Analyze how cooperation and conflict among people have contributed to political, economic, and social events and situations in the United States