Social Studies Worksheets and Study Guides Fifth Grade. Forming a 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.b. Explain the freedoms granted and rights protected by the Bill of Rights.
SS5CG3. The student will explain how amendments to the U. S. Constitution have maintained a representative democracy.
SS5CG3.a. Explain the purpose of the 12th and 17th amendments.
SS5CG3.b. Explain how voting rights were protected by the 15th, 19th, 23rd, 24th, and 26th amendments.
SS5H. Historical Understandings
SS5H2. The student will analyze the effects of Reconstruction on American life.
SS5H2.a. Describe the purpose of the 13th, 14th, and 15th Amendments.