Indiana Academic Standards Resource Guide United States Government Standards Approved March 2014


USG.3.16 Explain and evaluate the original purpose and function of the Electoral College and its relevance today. Resources



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USG.3.16 Explain and evaluate the original purpose and function of the Electoral College and its relevance today.

Resources

U. S. Electoral College

U.S. Electoral College Teaching Resources (National Archives)

The Electoral College Debate

What’s the Deal with the Electoral College?

USG.3.17 Explain the organization of state and local governments in Indiana and analyze how they affect the lives of citizens.

Resources

Let’s Talk Politics (Indiana Chamber of Commerce)



USG.3.18 Identify the role and development of special interest groups in politics and explain their impact on the development of state and local public policy. (Economics; History; Individuals, Society and Culture)

Key Terms/Topics

Citizens groups

Corporate lobbyists

Unions


Educational institutions

Resources

The Role of Interest Groups



USG.3.19 Identify the historical significance of and analyze decisions by the United States Supreme Court about the constitutional principles of separation of powers and checks and balances in such landmark cases as Marbury v. Madison (1803), Baker v. Carr (1962), United States v. Nixon (1974), Clinton v. City of New York (1998) and Bush v. Gore (2000).

Resources

Exploring Constitutional Issues: Separation of Powers

Landmark Supreme Court Decisions and the Constitution

Marbury v. Madison

Baker v. Carr

U.S. v. Nixon

Clinton v. City of New York

Bush v. Gore

Bush v. Gore and the 2000 Presidential Election

Landmark Supreme Court Cases



USG.3.20 Identify the historical significance of and analyze decisions by the United States Supreme Court about the constitutional principle of federalism in cases such as McCulloch v. Maryland (1819), Alden v. Maine (1999) and the denial of certiorari for the Terri Schiavo case (2005). (History; Individuals, Society and Culture)


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