Social Studies Worksheets and Study Guides Fifth Grade. Colonization

The resources above correspond to the standards listed below:

New Jersey Standards

NJ.6.1.8. U.S. History: America in the World. All students will acquire the knowledge and skills to think analytically about how past and present interactions of people, cultures, and the environment shape the American heritage. Such knowledge and skills enable students to make informed decisions that reflect fundamental rights and core democratic values as productive citizens in local, national, and global communities.
Era: Colonization and Settlement (1585-1763)
6.1.8.A.2. Civics, Government, and Human Rights
Colonization and Settlement
6.1.8.A.2.a. Determine the roles of religious freedom and participatory government in various North American colonies.
6.1.8.A.2.b. Explain how and why early government structures developed, and determine the impact of these early structures on the evolution of American politics and institutions.
6.1.8.A.2.c. Explain how race, gender, and status affected social, economic, and political opportunities during Colonial times.
6.1.8.B.2. Geography, People, and the Environment
Colonization and Settlement
6.1.8.B.2.a. Determine factors that impacted emigration, settlement patterns, and regional identities of the colonies.
6.1.8.C.2. Economics, Innovation, and Technology
Colonization and Settlement
6.1.8.C.2.b. Explain the system of mercantilism and its impact on the economies of the colonies and European countries.
Era: Revolution and the New Nation (1754-1820s)
6.1.8.C.3. Economics, Innovation, and Technology
Revolution and the New Nation
6.1.8.C.3.a. Explain how taxes and government regulation can affect economic opportunities, and assess the impact of these on relations between Britain and its North American colonies.
Era: Three Worlds Meet (Beginnings to 1620)
6.1.8.A.1. Civics, Government, and Human Rights
Three Worlds Meet
6.1.8.A.1.a. Compare and contrast forms of governance, belief systems, and family structures among African, European, and Native American groups.
6.1.8.D.1. History, Culture, and Perspectives
Three Worlds Meet
6.1.8.D.1.b. Explain how interactions among African, European, and Native American groups began a cultural transformation.