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 8.1.2. Students will describe the roles, responsibilities, and rights as local, state, national, and international citizens and participate in civic service.
SS 8.1.2.d. Evaluate how cooperation and conflict among people have contributed to political, economic, and social events and situations in the United States