Alaska Content Standards

Government & Citizenship: A
A A student should know and understand how societies define authority, rights, and responsibilities through a governmental process.

A student who meets the content standard should:

  1. understand the necessity and purpose of government;
  2. understand the meaning of fundamental ideas, including equality, authority, power, freedom, justice, privacy, property, responsibility, and sovereignty;
  3. understand how nations organize their governments; and
  4. compare and contrast how different societies have governed themselves over time and in different places.