Rhode Island Standards
RI.C&G. Civics & Government
C&G 1. People create and change structures of power, authority, and governance in order to accomplish common goals.
C&G 1 (5-6)-1. Students demonstrate an understanding of origins, forms, and purposes of government by…
C&G 1 (5-6)-1.c. Citing examples of when major changes in governments have occurred (e.g., American Revolution, Hammurabi’s Code, Rhode Island Royal Charter/ RI Constitution).
C&G 1 (5-6)-2. Students demonstrate an understanding of sources of authority and use of power, and how they are/can be changed by…
C&G 1 (5-6)-2.b. Identifying and describing the role of individuals (e.g., Thomas Jefferson, George Washington, Thomas Paine) as authority figures/ leaders in the creation of government.