Minnesota Academic Standards
MN.7. Grade 7: United States Studies (1800 to present)
7.1. Citizenship and Government
7.1.2. Civic Values and Principles of Democracy
184.108.40.206. The United States is based on democratic values and principles that include liberty, individual rights, justice, equality, the rule of law, limited government, common good, popular sovereignty, majority rule and minority rights.
220.127.116.11.1. Identify examples of how principles expressed in the Declaration of Independence and Preamble to the Constitution have been applied throughout United States history, including how they have evolved (if applicable) over time.
MN.6.12. Reading Benchmarks: Literacy in History/Social Studies 6-12
Craft and Structure
18.104.22.168. Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including vocabulary specific to domains related to history/social studies.
22.214.171.124. Describe how a text presents information (e.g., sequentially, comparatively, causally).
Range of Reading and Level of Text Complexity
126.96.36.199. By the end of grade 8, read and comprehend history/social studies texts in the grades 6-8 text complexity band independently and proficiently.