South Dakota Standards
SD.5.C. Civics (Government): Students will understand the historical development and contemporary role of governmental power and authority.
5.C.1. Analyze forms and purposes of government in relationship to the needs of citizens and societies including the impact of historical events, ideals, and documents.
5.C.1.2. (Comprehension) Students are able to define and describe the roles of democratic government of the United States (Examples: levels of government: local, state, and national; branches of government: legislative, executive, and judicial).