North Carolina Standard Course of Study
NC.5.C&G. Civics and Governance
5.C&G.1. Understand the development, structure and function of government in the United States.
5.C&G.1.2. Summarize the organizational structures and powers of the United States government (legislative, judicial and executive branches of government).
5.C&G.2. Analyze life in a democratic republic through rights and responsibilities of citizens.
5.C&G.2.1. Understand the values and principles of a democratic republic.
5.C&G.2.3. Exemplify ways in which the rights, responsibilities and privileges of citizens are protected under the United States Constitution.
5.C&G.2.4. Explain why civic participation is important in the United States.