Louisiana Academic Standards
7.2. Revolution and the New Nation: Students analyze the impact of key events, ideas, and people on the economic, political, and social development of the United States from 1763–1800.
7.2.3. Evaluate the development of the United States government from the First Continental Congress through the ratification of the United States Constitution
7.2.4. Describe the major political and economic events, and policies of the Washington and Adams presidencies
7.8. Government: Purposes, Foundation, and Structure: Students understand the purposes, foundation, and structure of the United States government.
7.8.1. Evaluate the major purposes of government according to the Preamble to the Constitution of the United States
7.8.3. Explain how key ideas expressed in historical documents influenced the formation of U.S. government
7.8.4. Evaluate the principles of government embodied in the United States Constitution
7.8.7. Describe the process used to amend the Constitution
7.10. Civic Literacy: Students examine the roles, rights, and responsibilities of citizenship in order to develop civic literacy.
7.10.1. Describe the influences on and the development and expansion of individual rights and freedoms
LA.CC.RH.6-8. Reading Standards for Literacy in History/Social Studies
Craft and Structure
RH.6-8.4. Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including vocabulary specific to domains related to history/social studies.
RH.6-8.5. Describe how a text presents information (e.g., sequentially, comparatively, causally).
Range of Reading and Level of Text Complexity
RH.6-8.10. By the end of grade 8, read and comprehend history/social studies texts in the grades 6-8 text complexity band independently and proficiently.