Mississippi College & Career Readiness Standards
FIFTH GRADE: PRE-COLUMBIAN TO AMERICAN REVOLUTION
H.5.1. Recognize symbols, customs, and celebrations representative of the United States.
H.5.1.4. Explain historically significant events that shaped America.
H.5.4. Explain major events of the American Revolution and their outcomes.
H.5.4.2. Identify key battles of the American Revolution (e.g., Lexington and Concord, Bunker Hill, Saratoga, Cowpens, and Yorktown).
H.5.4.3. Describe the roles and contributions of Thomas Jefferson, Samuel Adams, Paul Revere, Patrick Henry, Thomas Paine, George Washington, Haym Solomon, and supporters from other countries to the American cause.
H.5.4.5. Examine efforts to mobilize support for the American Revolution by the Minutemen, Committees of Correspondence, First Continental Congress, Sons of Liberty, boycotts, and the Second Continental Congress.
H.5.4.6. Cite reasons for colonial victory in the American Revolution.
H.5.5. Chart the causes and events leading to the American Revolution. Cite the reasons for the establishment of early colonies in North America.
H.5.5.1. Explain the impact of the French and Indian War on the American Revolution.
H.5.5.2. Describe the colonial reaction to the British Stamp Act, Intolerable Acts, Boston Massacre, and Tea Act.
H.5.7. Describe the impact of significant historical figures and event.
H.5.7.1. Identify historical figures that are used as symbols of American culture (currency, monuments, and place names, etc.).