National Standards for Civics and Government
I.What are Civic
Life, Politics, and Government? What is civic life? What is politics? What is
V. What are the Roles of the Citizen in American Democracy?
What is citizenship?
What are the rights of citizens?
are the responsibilities of citizens?
How can citizens take part in civic
NCEE Economics Standards
Standard 1 : Scarcity
resources are limited. Therefore, people can not have all the goods and services
they want; as a result, they must choose some things and give up others.
8 : Role of Price in Market System
Prices send signals and provide incentives
to buyers and sellers. When supply or demand changes, market prices adjust, affecting
Standard 11 : Role of Money
Money makes it easier
to trade, borrow, save, invest, and compare the value of goods and services.
14 : Profit and the Entrepreneur
Entrepreneurs are people who take the
risks of organizing productive resources to make goods and services. Profit is
an important incentive that leads entrepreneurs to accept the risks of business
Standard 15 : Growth
Investment in factories, machinery,
new technology, and in the health, education, and training of people can raise
future standards of living.
Standard 18 : Macroeconomy-Income/Employment,
A nation's overall levels of income, employment, and prices are
determined by the interaction of spending and production decisions made by all
households, firms, government agencies, and others in the economy.
20 : Monetary and Fiscal Policy
Federal government budgetary policy and
the Federal Reserve System's monetary policy influence the overall levels of employment,
output, and prices.