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

The resources above correspond to the standards listed below:

Virginia Standards

VA.USI. United States History to 1865
Revolution and the New Nation: 1770s to the Early 1800s
USI.7. The student will demonstrate knowledge of the challenges faced by the new nation by:
USI.7.a) identifying the weaknesses of the government established by the Articles of Confederation.
USI.7.b) describing the historical development of the Constitution of the United States.
USI.7.c) describing the major accomplishments of the first five presidents of the United States.
Skills
USI.1. The student will demonstrate skills for historical and geographical analysis and responsible citizenship, including the ability to:
USI.1.h) interpret patriotic slogans and excerpts from notable speeches and documents.