VA.CE. Civics and Economics
CE.1. The student will develop the social studies skills responsible citizenship requires, including the ability to
CE.1.d) distinguish between relevant and irrelevant information.
CE.10. The student will demonstrate knowledge of the judicial systems established by the Constitution of Virginia and the Constitution of the United States by
CE.10.d) explaining how due process protections seek to ensure justice.
CE.13. The student will demonstrate knowledge of the role of government in the United States economy by
CE.13.c) describing the impact of taxation, including an understanding of the reasons for the 16th Amendment, spending, and borrowing.
CE.2. The student will demonstrate knowledge of the foundations of American constitutional government by
CE.2.a) explaining the fundamental principles of consent of the governed, limited government, rule of law, democracy, and representative government.
CE.2.b) explaining the significance of the charters of the Virginia Company of London, the Virginia Declaration of Rights, the Declaration of Independence, the Articles of Confederation, the Virginia Statute for Religious Freedom, and the Constitution of the United States, including the Bill of Rights.
CE.2.c) identifying the purposes for the Constitution of the United States as stated in its Preamble.
CE.2.d) identifying the procedures for amending the Constitution of Virginia and the Constitution of the United States.
CE.3. The student will demonstrate knowledge of citizenship and the rights, duties, and responsibilities of citizens by
CE.3.b) describing the First Amendment freedoms of religion, speech, press, assembly, and petition, and the rights guaranteed by due process and equal protection of the laws.