2.A ( Historical Thinking for Grades 5-12 ): Identify the author or source of the historical document or narrative.
2.F.a ( Historical Thinking for Grades 5-12 ): describing the past on its own terms, through the eyes and experiences of those who were there, as revealed through their literature, diaries, letters, debates, arts, artifacts, and the like;
3.3A.1 ( U.S. History Grades 5-12 ): Analyze the factors involved in calling the Constitutional Convention. [Analyze multiple causation]
3.3A.2 ( U.S. History Grades 5-12 ): Analyze the alternative plans considered by the delegates and the major compromises agreed upon to secure approval of the Constitution. [Examine the influence of ideas]
3.3A.3 ( U.S. History Grades 5-12 ): Analyze the fundamental ideas behind the distribution of powers and the system of checks and balances established by the Constitution. [Examine the influence of ideas]
3.3A.4 ( U.S. History Grades 5-12 ): Analyze the features of the Constitution which have made this the most enduring and widely imitated written constitution in world history. [Examine the influence of ideas]
3.3A.5 ( U.S. History Grades 5-12 ): Compare the arguments of Federalists and Anti-Federalists during the ratification debates and assess their relevance in late 20th-century politics. [Hypothesize the influence of the past]
3.3B.2 ( U.S. History Grades 5-12 ): Analyze the significance of the Bill of Rights and its specific guarantees. [Examine the influence of ideas]
3.3C.1 ( U.S. History Grades 5-12 ): Appraise how John Marshall's precedent-setting decisions interpreted the Constitution and established the Supreme Court as an independent and equal branch of the government. [Assess the importance of the individual]
3.4A.2 ( Grades: K-4 ): Identify and explain the basic principles that Americans set forth in the documents that declared the nation’s independence from England (the Declaration of Independence) and that created the new nation’s government (U.S. Constitution). [Demonstrate and explain the influence of ideas]
4.A ( Historical Thinking for Grades 5-12 ): Formulate historical questions from encounters with historical documents, eyewitness accounts, letters, diaries, artifacts, photos, historical sites, art, architecture, and other records from the past.
9.3A.5 ( World History Grades 5-12 ): Assess the degree to which both human rights and democratic ideals and practices have been advanced in the world during the 20th century. [Formulate historical questions]