Minnesota Academic Standards
MN.5. Grade Five: History of North America (up to 1800)
5.1. Citizenship and Government
5.1.2. Civic Values and Principles of Democracy
188.8.131.52. The civic identity of the United States is shaped by historical figures, places and events and by key foundational documents and other symbolically important artifacts.
184.108.40.206.1. Identify historically significant people during the period of the American Revolution; explain how their actions contributed to the development of American political culture.
5.1.4. Governmental Institutions and Political Processes
220.127.116.11. The United States government has specific functions that are determined by the way that power is delegated and controlled among various bodies: the three levels (federal, state, local) and the three branches (legislative, executive, judicial) of government.
18.104.22.168.3. Identify taxes and fees collected, and services provided, by governments during colonial times; compare these to the taxes and fees collected, and services provided, by the government today.
5.4.1. Historical Thinking Skills
22.214.171.124. Historical inquiry is a process in which multiple sources and different kinds of historical evidence are analyzed to draw conclusions about how and why things happened in the past.
126.96.36.199.1. Pose questions about a topic in history, examine a variety of sources related to the questions, interpret findings and use evidence to draw conclusions that address the questions.
188.8.131.52.2. Explain a historical event from multiple perspectives.
184.108.40.206. Historical events have multiple causes and can lead to varied and unintended outcomes.
220.127.116.11.1. Analyze multiple causes and outcomes of a historical event.
18.104.22.168. The divergence of colonial interests from those of England led to an independence movement that resulted in the American Revolution and the foundation of a new nation based on the ideals of self-government and liberty. (Revolution and a New Nation: 1754-1800)
22.214.171.124.1. Identify major conflicts between the colonies and England following the Seven Years War; explain how these conflicts led to the American Revolution. (Revolution and a New Nation: 1754-1800)
126.96.36.199.2. Describe the development of self-governance in the British colonies and explain the influence of this tradition on the American Revolution. (Revolution and a New Nation: 1754-1800)
188.8.131.52.3. Identify the major events of the American Revolution culminating in the creation of a new and independent nation. (Revolution and a New Nation: 1754-1800)
184.108.40.206.4. Compare and contrast the impact of the American Revolution on different groups within the 13 colonies that made up the new United States. (Revolution and a New Nation: 1754-1800)