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Hawaii Standards for Fifth Grade Social Studies

HI.SS.5.1. Historical Understanding: CHANGE, CONTINUITY, AND CAUSALITY-Understand change and/or continuity and cause and/or effect in history

TOPIC: Chronological Thinking

SS.5.1.1. Use chronological order to explain causal relationships between and among people and events

HI.SS.5.2. Historical Understanding: INQUIRY, EMPATHY AND PERSPECTIVE-Use the tools and methods of inquiry, perspective, and empathy to explain historical events with multiple interpretations and judge the past on its own terms

TOPIC: Historical Empathy

SS.5.2.2. Judge the past in the context of the time instead of imposing present norms and values on historical events

HI.SS.5.3. History: EARLY AMERICAN HISTORY-Understand important historical events through the Revolution

TOPIC: Colonial American Society

SS.5.3.10. Explain how conflict between the English government and the English colonies led to the outbreak of the American Revolution
SS.5.3.4. Describe how religion and economics influenced the settling of New England and the southern regions of British North America
SS.5.3.5. Describe the major features of the economies of New England (i.e., manufacturing), the mid-Atlantic colonies (i.e., trade), and southern regions (i.e., farming) of British North America and explain their relationship to geographic features
SS.5.3.6. Explain how colonial America solved its labor shortage problem with indentured servants and African slaves
SS.5.3.7. Illustrate the movement of African slaves to the Americas and their role in the Triangular Trade
SS.5.3.8. Describe conflicts between Europeans and Native Americans (i.e., King Philips War), among colonists, (i.e., Bacon's Rebellion), and between European powers (i.e., the French and Indian War)
SS.5.3.9. Describe the role of Puritans and Quakers in shaping colonial society

TOPIC: Exploration, Migration, and Settlement

SS.5.3.1. Identify what Europeans sought (e.g., route to Asia) and what they found (e.g., new crops) during the Age of Exploration
SS.5.3.2. Examine the interactions between Europeans and Native Americans in North America
SS.5.3.3. Describe the hardships experienced by European settlers in colonial America

TOPIC: Revolutionary War

SS.5.3.11. Define the major ideas (i.e., natural rights, government by the consent of the governed, and ''all men are created equal'') stated in the Declaration of Independence and explain why they were included
SS.5.3.12. Describe the major events of the Revolutionary War, including key battles, key alliances, and the roles played by key figures

HI.SS.5.4. Political Science/Civics: GOVERNANCE, DEMOCRACY, AND INTERACTION-Understand the purpose and historical impact of political institutions, the principles and values of American constitutional democracy, and the similarities and differences in government across cultural perspectives

TOPIC: American Democracy

SS.5.4.1. Explain how colonial governments were based on key principles underlying American democracy (including social contract, majority rule, and equality of opportunity)

HI.SS.5.6. Cultural Anthropology: SYSTEMS, DYNAMICS, AND INQUIRY-Understand culture as a system of beliefs, knowledge, and practices shared by a group and understand how cultural systems change over time

TOPIC: Cultural Inquiry

SS.5.6.1. Compare the views of Native Americans and Europeans regarding the relationship between humans and the land

HI.SS.5.7. Geography: WORLD IN SPATIAL TERMS-Use geographic representations to organize, analyze, and present information on people, places, and environments and understand the nature and interaction of geographic regions and societies around the world

TOPIC: Human Systems

SS.5.7.1. Explain how the Revolutionary War caused the movement of people

HI.SS.5.8. Economics: RESOURCES, MARKETS, AND GOVERNMENT-Understand economic concepts and the characteristics of various economic systems

TOPIC: Limited Resources and Choice

SS.5.8.1. Explain the opportunity costs considered by the settlers before moving to the colonies

TOPIC: Role of Government

SS.5.8.2. Recognize that governments raise money to pay for goods and services (i.e., taxes) and describe why the American colonists were dissatisfied with the colonial system of taxation