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

The resources above correspond to the standards listed below:

Michigan Standards

MI.U3. U.S. History and Geography (USHG) Era 3 - Revolution and the New Nation (1754-1800)
U3.1. Causes of the American Revolution: Identify the major political, economic, and ideological reasons for the American Revolution.
5-U3.1.1. Describe the role of the French and Indian War, how British policy toward the colonies in America changed from 1763 to 1775, and colonial dissatisfaction with the new policy. (E)
5-U3.1.3. Using an event from the Revolutionary era (e.g., Boston Tea Party, quartering of soldiers, writs of assistance, closing of colonial legislatures), explain how British and colonial views on authority and the use of power without authority differed (views on representative government).
U3.3. Creating New Government(s) and a New Constitution: Explain some of the challenges faced by the new nation under the Articles of Confederation, and analyze the development of the Constitution as a new plan for governing.
5-U3.3.7. Describe the concern that some people had about individual rights and why the inclusion of a Bill of Rights was needed for ratification. (C)
5-U3.3.8. Describe the rights found in the First, Second, Third, and Fourth Amendments to the United States Constitution.