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Topic: Political and economic freedoms 

Civics

 Standard 2.  Understands the essential characteristics of limited and unlimited governments
  Level IV (Grade 9-12)
   Benchmark 5.Knows essential political freedoms (e.g., freedom of religion, speech) and economic freedoms (e.g., freedom to enter into contracts, to choose one's own employment), and understands competing ideas about the relationships between the two (e.g., that political freedom is more important than economic freedom, that political and economic freedom are inseparable)
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Knows essential political freedoms
     2.Knows essential economic freedoms
     3.Knows that freedom of religion is a political freedom
     4.Knows that freedom of speech is a political freedom
     5.Knows that the freedom to enter into contracts is an economic freedom
     6.Knows that the freedom to choose one’s own employment is an economic freedom
     7.Understands competing ideas about the relationship between political and economic freedoms
     8.Understands that some people believe political freedom is more important than economic freedom
     9.Understands that some people believe political and economic freedom are inseparable
   Benchmark 6.Understands how political and economic freedoms serve to limit governmental power
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Understands how political freedoms limit the power of the government
     2.Understands how economic freedoms limit the power of the government