BPS-S SST Civics logo

HS (SST) Social Studies Standard

Civics Domain

SST-HS.C.01 Explain the historical and philosophical foundations of government.


  • SST-HS.C.01.1 Evaluate the thoughts of major political philosophers.
  • SST-HS.C.01.2 Explain the influence of British and colonial history on early America.
  • SST-HS.C.01.3 Evaluate the creation and impact of primary sources on political thought in the United States.

Calculation Method for Standards

Standards are larger groups of related  benchmarks. So the Standard is a calculation of all the related benchmarks. So click on the benchmark identifier below each Standards to access the learning targets and proficiency scales for each standard.

» Civics Standards