Civics and Government
Civics and Government Standards
5.12. Analyze how cooperation and conflict among people contribute to political, economic and social events and
situations in the United States.
5.13. Describe and summarize how colonial and new states’ governments affected groups within their
population (e.g., citizens, slaves, foreigners, nobles, women, class systems, tribes).
5.14. Compare and contrast tribal forms of government, British monarchy, and early American colonial
5.15. Identify principles of U.S. democracy found in the U.S. Constitution and Bill of Rights.
5.16. Describe how national government affects local and state government.