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

The resources above correspond to the standards listed below:

Kansas Standards

KS.5. A New Nation: Beginnings through 1800
5.5. The American Revolution: 1770s–1780s
Sample Compelling Questions
5.5.4. How did winning the Revolutionary War create revolutionary changes in America? (Standard 4)
5.5.5. What was the relationship between the states during and after the Revolution? (Standard 5)
5.6. Building a New Nation: 1770s–1790s
Sample Compelling Questions
5.6.2. How does the Bill of Rights affect individuals today? (Standard 2)
5.6.3. In what ways did the Constitution protect the rights of U.S. citizens better than the Articles of Confederation? (Standard 3)
5.6.4. What were the most significant changes in the nation after the Constitution was ratified? (Standard 4)
5.6.5. Is limited government an effective and efficient system? (Standard 5)
5.7. Evaluation of Historical Evidence Skills:
5.7.1. Sourcing. Consider who wrote a document as well as the circumstances of its creation.
5.7.2. Contextualization. Locate a document in time and place, and understand how these factors shape its content.