K-12.C.1 Students will explain, compare and contrast, and analyze the historical principles and philosophical purposes of various forms of governments.
5.C.1.1 Explain why the U. S. was established as a republic over other forms of governments
5.C.1.2 Explain how rules and laws change society and how people change rules and laws
5.C.1.3 Develop a logical argument explaining why governments are necessary
K-12.C.2 Students will explain the historical impact of primary founding documents including, but not limited to, the Declaration of Independence, the U.S. Constitution, the U.S. Bill of Rights and subsequent amendments.
5.C.2.1 Examine the origins and purposes of rules, laws, and key U.S. Constitutional powers