Social Studies Worksheets and Study Guides Fifth Grade. Notable People

The resources above correspond to the standards listed below:

Arizona Standards

AZ.SS05-S1. American History
SS05-S1C1. Research Skills for History: Historical research is a process in which students examine topics or questions related to historical studies and/or current issues. By using primary and secondary sources effectively students obtain accurate and relevant information.
SS05-S1C1-03. Describe the difference between primary and secondary sources.
SS05-S1C1-04. Locate information using both primary and secondary sources.
SS05-S1C4. Revolution and New Nation 1700s - 1820: The development of American constitutional democracy grew from political, cultural and economic issues, ideas and event.
SS05-S1C4-01. Describe the significance of the following events leading to the American Revolution: a) French and Indian War; b) Proclamation of 1763; c) Tea Act; d) Stamp Act; e) Boston Massacre; f) Intolerable Acts
SS05-S1C4-02. Describe the significance of the following events in the Revolutionary War: a) Declaration of Independence; b) the battles of Lexington and Concord, Saratoga; c) aid from France; d) surrender at Yorktown
SS05-S1C4-03. Identify the impact of the following individuals on the Revolutionary War: a) Benjamin Franklin; b) Thomas Jefferson; c) George Washington; d) Patrick Henry; e) Thomas Paine; f) King George III
SS05-S1C4-04. Describe how one nation evolved from thirteen colonies through the following events: a) Constitutional Convention; b) George Washington's presidency; c) creation of political parties
SS05-S1C5. Westward Expansion 1800 - 1860: Westward expansion, influenced by political, cultural, and economic factors, led to the growth and development of the U.S.
SS05-S1C5-01. Describe the following events of 19th century presidencies of: a) Thomas Jefferson - Louisiana Purchase; explorations of Lewis and Clark; b) James Madison - War of 1812; c) James Monroe - The Monroe Doctrine; d) Andrew Jackson - Nationalism and Sectionalism; Trail of Tears; e) James Polk - Mexican-American War; discovery of gold in California
AZ.SS05-S2. World History
SS05-S2C6. Age of Revolution: Intensified internal conflicts led to the radical overthrow of traditional governments and created new political and economic systems.
SS05-S2C6-01. Explain the rationale and characteristics of rebellion.
SS05-S2C6-02. Explain the impact that revolution has on a society.
SS05-S2C6-03. Compare the causes of the American Revolution to other revolutions around the world (e.g., France, Haiti, Mexico, South America, Russia).
SS05-S2C6-04. Compare the outcomes of the American Revolution to those of other revolutions around the world (e.g., France, Haiti, Mexico, South America, Russia).
AZ.SS05-S3. Civics/Government
SS05-S3C1. Foundations of Government: The United States democracy is based on principles and ideals that are embodied by symbols, people and documents.
SS05-S3C1-02. Recognize the contributions and roles of the following individuals in creating the American government: a) John Adams; b) Benjamin Franklin; c) Alexander Hamilton; d) Thomas Jefferson; e) James Madison; f) John Marshall; g) George Washington.