Educational Standards

Standards Addressed in this Issue include


Curriculum Standards for Social Studies

I.  Study of culture and cultural diversity;

II. Study of the past and its legacy;

V. Study of individuals, groups, and institutions;

VI. Understanding of the historical development and contemporary forms of power, authority, and governance;

VIII. Exploring relationships among science, technology, and society; and

V. Study of the ideals, principles, and practices of citizenship in a democratic republic.

National Standards for Civics and Government

I.  What are civic life, politics, and government?

II. What are the foundations of the American political system?

III. How does the government established by the Constitution embody the purposes, values, and principles of American democracy?

IV. What are the roles of the citizen in American democracy?

National Standards for U.S. History

U.S. 2.2 How political, religious, and social institutions emerged in the English colonies

U.S. 3.3 The institutions and practices of government created during the Revolution and how they were revised between 1787 and 1815 to create the foundation of the American political system based on the U.S. Constitution and the Bill of Rights

U.S. 9.3 Domestic policies after World War II

U.S. 10.2 Economic, social, and cultural developments in contemporary United \ States