Show-Me Standards (Missouri)
1. Principles expressed in the documents shaping constitutional democracy in the United States.
2. Continuity and Change in the history of Missouri, the United States, and the world.
6. Relationships of the individual and groups to institutions and cultural tradition.
7. The use of social science inquiry (such as surveys, statistics, maps, and documents).
Kansas Standards (High School)
Benchmark 1: The student understands the rule of law as it applies to individuals; family; school; local, state and national governments.
1. (A) evaluates the purposes and function of law.
2.(A) analyzes how the rule of law can be used to protect the rights of individuals and to promote the common good
Benchmark 4: The student identifies and examines the rights, privileges, and responsibilities in becoming an active civic participant.
2. (K) explains how public policy is formed and carried out at local, state, and national levels and what roles individuals and groups can play in the process.
3. (A) analyzes policies, actions, and issues regarding the rights of individuals to equal protection under the law.
4. (A) examines issues regarding political rights (e.g., to be an informed voter, participate in the political process, assume leadership roles).
Benchmark 5: The student makes effective decisions as a consumer, producer, saver, investor, and citizen.
1. (K) - describes how various jobs and employment are impacted by changes in the economy.
2. (K) - illustrates how the demand for labor is influenced by productivity of labor and explains the factors that influence labor productivity (e.g., education, experience, health, nutrition, and technology).
3.(A) - explains how the demand for and supply of labor are influenced by productivity, education, skills, retraining, and wage rates.
Benchmark 4: Human Systems: The student understands how economic, political, cultural, and social processes interact to shape patterns of human populations, interdependence, cooperation, and conflict.
1. (A) identifies trends of population growth and migration in response to environmental, social, economic, political, or technological factors.