FL.SS.5.A. American History
SS.5.A.5. American Revolution & Birth of a New Nation
SS.5.A.5.10. Examine the significance of the Constitution including its key political concepts, origins of those concepts, and their role in American democracy.
FL.SS.5.C. Civics and Government
SS.5.C.2. Civic and Political Participation
SS.5.C.2.4. Evaluate the importance of civic responsibilities in American democracy.
SS.5.C.2.5. Identify ways good citizens go beyond basic civic and political responsibilities to improve government and society.
SS.5.C.3. Structure and Functions of Government
SS.5.C.3.1. Describe the organizational structure (legislative, executive, judicial branches) and powers of the federal government as defined in Articles I, II, and III of the U.S. Constitution.
SS.5.C.3.2. Explain how popular sovereignty, rule of law, separation of powers, checks and balances, federalism, and individual rights limit the powers of the federal government as expressed in the Constitution and Bill of Rights.
SS.5.C.3.3. Give examples of powers granted to the federal government and those reserved for the states.