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

The resources above correspond to the standards listed below:

Oklahoma Standards

OK.5.CS. UNITED STATES STUDIES - CREATING THE UNITED STATES: THE FOUNDATION, FORMATION, AND TRANSFORMATION OF THE AMERICAN NATION, 1607-1806 - CONTENT SKILLS
5.CS.3. The student will examine the foundations of the American nation laid during the Revolutionary Era through the contributions of historic individuals and groups, the spreading of the ideals found within the Declaration of Independence, and the significant military and diplomatic events of the Revolutionary War that resulted in an independent United States. (CCRIT 1, 3, 5, 6, and CCW 7, 9)
5.CS.3.1. Research and examine the causes and effects of significant events leading to armed conflict between the colonies and Great Britain drawing evidence from informational texts about the following events including (CCRIT 3, 5, 6 and CCW 7, 9)
5.CS.3.1.D. The Quartering Act as a way for the British government to share the costs of defending the colonies and of controlling the growing colonial discontent,
5.CS.4. The student will examine the formation of the American system of government following the American Revolution.
5.CS.4.3. Determine the main purposes of the United States government as expressed in the Preamble and as evidenced in the United States Constitution including the principles reflected in the separation of powers, checks and balances, and shared powers between the federal and state governments, and the basic responsibilities of the three branches of government. (CCRIT 2)
5.CS.4.4. Explain the process of ratification of the United States Constitution as well as compare and contrast the viewpoints of the Federalists and Anti-Federalists over the addition of a bill of rights. (CCRIT 5)
5.CS.4.5. Examine the Bill of Rights and summarize the liberties protected in all 10 amendments. (CCRIT 2)