Social Studies Worksheets and Study Guides Fifth Grade. Forming a Government

The resources above correspond to the standards listed below:

Alabama Standards

AL.1. United States Studies: Beginnings to 1877: Fifth-grade content standards focus on the United States from the prehistoric period to 1877. The emphasis is on the geography and history of the United States from the earliest times through the formation and growth of a nation to the latter part of the nineteenth century.
1.8. Economics/Geography/History/Political Science: Identify major events of the American Revolution, including the Battles of Lexington and Concord, the Battle of Bunker Hill, the Battle of Saratoga, and the Battle of Yorktown.
1.8.2. Explaining the contributions of Thomas Jefferson, Samuel Adams, Paul Revere, Patrick Henry, Thomas Paine, George Washington, and ordinary citizens.
1.9. History/Political Science: List steps involved in the development of the Constitution of the United States, including the inadequacies of the Articles of Confederation and struggles over the ratification of the Constitution.
1.9.1. Listing powers granted to Congress, the President, and those reserved for the states or for the people.
1.9.2. Discussing major ideas and concepts of the Constitution of the United States, including the duties and powers of the three branches of government.
1.9.3. Identifying the main principles in the Bill of Rights.