Social Studies Worksheets and Study Guides Fifth Grade. Citizenship and Government

The resources above correspond to the standards listed below:

Arizona Standards

AZ.SS05-S1. American History
SS05-S1C6. Civil War and Reconstruction 1850 - 1877: Regional conflicts led to the Civil War and resulted in significant changes to American social, economic, and political structures.
SS05-S1C6-01. Describe factors leading to the Civil War: a) role of abolitionists and Underground Railroad; b) sectionalism between North and South; c) westward expansion
AZ.SS05-S3. Civics/Government
SS05-S3C1. Foundations of Government: The United States democracy is based on principles and ideals that are embodied by symbols, people and documents.
SS05-S3C1-01. Identify the democratic principles and ideals associated with the following documents: a) Mayflower Compact; b) Declaration of Independence; c) Articles of Confederation; d) United States Constitution; e) Bill of Rights.
SS05-S3C1-03. Describe the struggle between the Federalists and the Anti-federalists over the ratification of the Constitution and the creation of the Bill of Rights.
SS05-S3C3. Functions of Government: Laws and policies are developed to govern, protect, and promote the well-being of the people.
SS05-S3C3-01. Explain ways in which the powers of the federal government differed from the Articles of Confederation to the Constitution.
SS05-S3C3-05. Compare the arguments for states' rights versus the power of the federal government (e.g., the expansion of slavery, taxation).
SS05-S3C4. Rights, Responsibilities, and Roles of Citizenship: The rights, responsibilities and practices of United States citizenship are founded in the Constitution and the nation's history.
SS05-S3C4-03. Describe the importance of citizens being actively involved in the democratic process (e.g., voting, student government, involvement in political decision making, analyzing issues, petitioning public officials).