dual court system of state and federal governments, including their organization and jurisdiction.
- Civics and Government
Students understand the ideals, rights, and responsibilities of citizenship and understand the content and history of the founding documents of the United States with particular emphasis on the United States and New Mexico constitutions and how governments function at local, state, tribal, and national levels.
Compare and analyze the structure, power, and purpose of government at the local, state, tribal, and national levels as set forth in their respective constitutions or governance documents.
Analyze the structure, powers, and role of the judicial branch of the United States government, including landmark United States Supreme Court decisions, to include: