Reading questions from section 3.2 and 2.4 of the textbook "Hoosiers and the American Story." (Textbook is available for free https://indianahistory.org/education/educator-resources/curriculum/hoosiers-and-the-american-story/) It is suggested that students have access to a computer to do this activity, but it isn't absolutely necessary.
Indiana Studies Standards
IS.1.3 Summarize major themes in early Indiana History such as federalism, sectionalism, nationalism, and state’s rights and how they connect to key documents from the Founding Era from the national level
IS.2.1 Explain the major purposes of Indiana’s Constitution as stated in the Preamble.
IS.2.2 Describe individual rights, such as freedom of speech, freedom of religion, and the right to public education, which people have under Articles I and VIII of Indiana’s Constitution.
IS.2.3 Identify and explain the major functions, responsibilities, and relationships of the legislative (Article 4), executive (Article 5), and judicial branches (Article 7) of state government as written in the Indiana Constitution.
IS.2.4 Give examples of how citizens can participate in their state government and explain the right and responsibility of voting.
IS.2.5 Use a variety of resources to take a position or recommend a course of action on a public issue relating to Indiana’s past or present.