Nevada Academic Content Standards
Grade 5: The U.S. – Creating a New Nation
SS.5.12. Investigate what it meant to be an American for different groups of people in early American history.
SS.5.13. Explore the development of colonial America and compare differences among the colonies.
SS.5.14. Analyze the way in which Native, European, and African cultures were impacted by conflict and compromise in our nation’s early history.
Social justice, consciousness, and action (MC)
SS.5.17. Analyze how and why racial, ethnic, and other groups were oppressed in early American history.
Civic dispositions and democratic principles (C)
SS.5.22. Analyze core civic dispositions and democratic principles and their influence on early American history.
Human population, movements, and patterns (G)
SS.5.31. Analyze how physical geography and natural resources affected exploration within the settlement of people, and the development of culture in early U.S. history.
Exchange and markets (E)
SS.5.32. Compare and contrast the similarities and differences of the economies of the colonial regions.
National economy (E)
SS.5.33. Investigate the development of the early U.S. economy.
SS.5.34. Evaluate the role of slavery in the early U.S. economy.
Global economy (E)
SS.5.35. Explain how trade was an important issue during the colonial period, the American Revolution, and the formation of the U.S.