Montana Content Standards
MT.2. Students analyze how people create and change structures of power, authority, and governance to understand the operation of government and to demonstrate civic responsibility.
2.2. Students will identify and describe basic features of the political system in the United States and identify representative leaders from various levels (e.g., local, state, tribal, federal, branches of government).
2.3. Students will identify the significance of tribal sovereignty and Montana tribal governments' relationship to local, state and federal governments.
MT.4. Students demonstrate an understanding of the effects of time, continuity, and change on historical and future perspectives and relationships.
4.4. Students will identify significant events and people and important democratic values (e.g., freedom, equality, privacy) in the major eras/civilizations of Montana, American Indian, United States, and world history.
4.6. Students will explain how and why events (e.g., American Revolution, Battle of the Little Big Horn, immigration, Women's Suffrage) may be interpreted differently according to the points of view of participants, witnesses, reporters, and historians.
4.7. Students will summarize major issues affecting the history, culture, tribal sovereignty, and current status of the American Indian tribes in Montana and the United States.
MT.5. Students make informed decisions based on an understanding of the economic principles of production, distribution, exchange, and consumption.
5.2. Students will apply economic concepts to explain historical events, current situations, and social issues in local, Montana, tribal, national, or global concerns.
MT.6. Students demonstrate an understanding of the impact of human interaction and cultural diversity on societies.
6.3. Students will identify and differentiate ways regional, ethnic and national cultures influence individual's daily lives and personal choices.