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.5.3. Describe reasons for colonization of North America.
H.5.3.2. Trace the development of democratic ideas and discuss the structure of colonial governments that influenced the early colonies (e.g., Magna Carta, Mayflower Compact, representative government, town meetings, rule of law, legislative bodies).
H.5.3.3. Demonstrate an understanding of colonial economic life and labor systems in the Americas (Triangular Trade, indentured servitude, enslaved and free Africans).
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.).