Pennsylvania Core and Academic Standards
PA.5.5. Civics and Government
5.1.5. Principles and Documents of Government
Principles and Ideals that Shape Government
5.1.5.C. Describe the principles and ideals shaping local state, and national government.
5.1.5.C.1. Liberty / Freedom
Documents and Ideals that Shape Pennsylvania and US Government
5.1.5.D. Interpret key ideas about government found in significant documents:
5.1.5.D.4. Pennsylvania Constitution
5.1.5.E. Identify the individual rights guaranteed by the PA Constitution and the U.S. Constitution.
5.3.5. How Government Works
Structure, Organization, and Operation of Governments
5.3.5.B. Describe how the elected representative bodies function in making local, state, and national laws.
5.3.5.C. Describe the role of local and state government officials.
Leadership and Political Elections
5.3.5.D. Describe the primary duties of elected local, state, and national positions.
8.2.5. Pennsylvania History
Impact of Continuity and Change on PA History
8.2.5.C. Differentiate how continuity and change in Pennsylvania history are formed and operate.
8.2.5.C.4. Politics and government
8.3.5. United States History
Impact of Continuity and Change on US History
8.3.5.C. Differentiate how continuity and change in U.S. history are formed and operate.
8.3.5.C.4. Politics and government