Nebraska Core Academic Content Standards
NE.SS.6. Grades 6-8 (United States/World)
SS 8.1. Civics: Students will develop and apply the skills of civic responsibility to make informed decisions based upon knowledge of government at local, state, national and international levels.
Forms and Functions of Government
SS 8.1.1. Students will summarize the foundation, structure, and function of the United States government.
SS 8.1.1.d. Explain how various government decisions impact people, places, and history
SS 8.1.1.h. Explain the ways in which governments meet the needs of citizens, manage conflict, and establish order and security