Standards with the same topic and subject but for other grades
Consider the influence of the U.S. Constitution on political systems in the contemporary world.
Describe the principles of religious liberty found in the Establishment and Free Exercise clauses of the First Amendment, including the debate on the issue of separation of church and state.
Examine the passage of the Eighteenth Amendment to the Constitution and the Volstead Act (Prohibition).
Describe the contributions of various religious groups to American civic principles and social reform movements (e.g., civil and human rights, individual responsibility and the work ethic, antimonarchy and self-rule, worker protection, family-centered communities).
Understand the history of the Constitution after 1787 with emphasis on federal versus state authority and growing democratization.
Analyze the ideological origins of the American Revolution, the Founding Fathers' philosophy of divinely bestowed unalienable natural rights, the debates on the drafting and ratification of the Constitution, and the addition of the Bill of Rights.