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

The resources above correspond to the standards listed below:

Georgia Standards

GA.SS5. United States History Since 1860
SS5CG. Government/Civic Understandings
SS5CG1. The student will explain how a citizen's rights are protected under the U.S. Constitution.
SS5CG1.a. Explain the responsibilities of a citizen.
SS5CG1.b. Explain the freedoms granted and rights protected by the Bill of Rights.
SS5E. Economic Understandings
SS5E2. The student will describe the functions of four major sectors in the U. S. economy.
SS5E2.c. Describe the government function in taxation and providing certain goods and services.
SS5H. Historical Understandings
SS5H1. The student will explain the causes, major events, and consequences of the Civil War.
SS5H1.b. Discuss how the issues of states' rights and slavery increased tensions between the North and South.