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C 1 - Conceptual Foundations of Civic & Political Life7%
C 2 - Origins & Foundations of Government of the United States of America9%
C 3 - Structure & Function of Government in the United States of America35%
C 4 - The United States of America & World Affairs11%
C 5 - Citizenship in the United States of America21%
C 6 - Citizenship in Action17%
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Test Standards

C 1 - Conceptual Foundations of Civic & Political Life
1. (1.1.1)  Roles Of The Citizen
2. (1.1.2)  Concepts Of Governing
3. (1.1.3)  Need For Government
4. (1.2.1)  Forms Of Government
5. (1.2.2)  Constitutions: Uses & Purposes
6. (1.2.3)  Systems Of Government
7. (1.2.4)  Democracy
C 2 - Origins & Foundations of Government of the United States of America
1. (2.1.1)  Origins Of America's Constitution
2. (2.1.2)  Constitutional Ratification
3. (2.1.3)  Principles Of American Government
4. (2.1.4)  The Changing Constitution
5. (2.2.1)  Constitutional Values
6. (2.2.2)  Constitutional Ideals & Realities
7. (2.2.3)  Values In Conflict
8. (2.2.4)  Ideals In Important Documents
9. (2.2.5)  Ideals Vs. Specifics
C 3 - Structure & Function of Government in the United States of America
1. (3.1.1)  Article I
2. (3.1.2)  Article II
3. (3.1.3)  Article III
4. (3.1.4)  Independent Regulatory Agencies
5. (3.1.5)  Conflict Between The Three Branches
6. (3.1.6)  Federal Government Revenue
7. (3.1.7)  Enumerated Vs. Reserved Powers
8. (3.2.1)  Limits On Government's Power
9. (3.2.2)  "The Supreme Law Of The Land"
10. (3.2.3)  Constitutional Limits Of Power
11. (3.2.4)  Bill Of Rights
12. (3.2.5)  Amendments & Government Power
13. (3.3.1)  Limits Of State Powers
14. (3.3.2)  Reserved & Concurrent Powers
15. (3.3.3)  Tensions Between Levels Of Government
16. (3.3.4)  State & Local Government Organization
17. (3.3.5)  Monitoring State & Local Governments
18. (3.3.6)  State & Local Government Revenue
19. (3.3.7)  State Constitutions
20. (3.4.1)  Rule Of Law
21. (3.4.2)  Corruption & Crime
22. (3.4.3)  Equal Protection Under Law
23. (3.4.4)  Denial Of Individual Rights
24. (3.4.5)  The Court System
25. (3.5.1)  Influencing The Public Agenda
26. (3.5.2)  Origins Of Political Parties
27. (3.5.3)  Associations In American Politics
28. (3.5.4)  Public Opinion
29. (3.5.5)  Evaluate Public Opinion
30. (3.5.6)  Campaigns & Elections
31. (3.5.7)  The Media
32. (3.5.8)  Current Issues
33. (3.5.9)  Analyze Media
C 4 - The United States of America & World Affairs
1. (4.1.1)  Major Foreign Policy Positions
2. (4.1.2)  Making Foreign Policy
3. (4.1.3)  Implementing Foreign Policy
4. (4.1.4)  Historical Foreign Policy
5. (4.2.1)  Differing Political Interactions
6. (4.2.2)  America's International Influences
7. (4.2.3)  International Influences On The U.S.
8. (4.2.4)  International Organizations
9. (4.2.5)  International Agreements
10. (4.2.6)  Impact Of American Political Values
C 5 - Citizenship in the United States of America
1. (5.1.1)  The Meaning Of Citizenship
2. (5.1.2)  Comparing Rights
3. (5.2.1)  Types Of Citizenship
4. (5.2.2)  Legal & Illegal Immigration
5. (5.2.3)  Criteria For Citizenship
6. (5.3.1)  Personal Rights
7. (5.3.2)  Political Rights
8. (5.3.3)  Economic Rights
9. (5.3.4)  Relationship Between Rights
10. (5.3.5)  Limits On Rights
11. (5.3.6)  First Amendment Rights
12. (5.3.7)  Rights Of The Accused
13. (5.3.8)  Fourteenth Amendment
14. (5.3.9)  Limits
15. (5.4.1)  Personal & Civic Responsibilities
16. (5.4.2)  Civic Responsibilities
17. (5.4.3)  Importance Of Responsibilities
18. (5.5.1)  Dispositions Of Citizenship
19. (5.5.2)  Encouraging Citizen Involvement
20. (5.5.3)  Developing Members Of Society
C 6 - Citizenship in Action
1. (6.1.1)  Viewpoints On Issues
2. (6.1.2)  Locating Evidence
3. (6.1.3)  Developing Criteria
4. (6.1.4)  Addressing Issues
5. (6.1.5)  Making Persuasive Arguments
6. (6.2.1)  Collective Vs. Individual
7. (6.2.2)  Political & Social Participation
8. (6.2.3)  Situations For Political Participation
9. (6.2.4)  Election Participation
10. (6.2.5)  Citizen Movements
11. (6.2.6)  Civil Disobedience
12. (6.2.7)  Service Participation
13. (6.2.8)  Leadership Characteristics
14. (6.2.9)  Constitutional Democracy
15. (6.2.10)  Participate In Hearings
16. (6.2.11)  Identifying Needs