Arizona's College and Career Ready Standards
SS05-S3C3. Functions of Government: Laws and policies are developed to govern, protect, and promote the well-being of the people.
SS05-S3C3-05. Compare the arguments for states' rights versus the power of the federal government (e.g., the expansion of slavery, taxation).
SS05-S3C4. Rights, Responsibilities, and Roles of Citizenship: The rights, responsibilities and practices of United States citizenship are founded in the Constitution and the nation's history.
SS05-S3C4-03. Describe the importance of citizens being actively involved in the democratic process (e.g., voting, student government, involvement in political decision making, analyzing issues, petitioning public officials).