Social Studies Worksheets and Study Guides Fifth Grade. Notable People

The resources above correspond to the standards listed below:

Oklahoma Standards

5.CS.3. The student will examine the foundations of the American nation laid during the Revolutionary Era through the contributions of historic individuals and groups, the spreading of the ideals found within the Declaration of Independence, and the significant military and diplomatic events of the Revolutionary War that resulted in an independent United States. (CCRIT 1, 3, 5, 6, and CCW 7, 9)
5.CS.3.1. Research and examine the causes and effects of significant events leading to armed conflict between the colonies and Great Britain drawing evidence from informational texts about the following events including (CCRIT 3, 5, 6 and CCW 7, 9)
5.CS.3.1.E. The Boston Massacre as a sign the colonists were beginning to change protest tactics from peaceful means to direct, physical confrontation,
5.CS.3.1.G. The Boston Tea Party and issuance of the Coercive Acts (the Intolerable Acts) as punishment for destroying private property, H. The British raids on Lexington and Concord, which provoked colonial armed resistance resulting in the siege of the British in Boston, and
5.CS.3.1.I. The publication of Thomas Paine’s pamphlet, Common Sense, which made a rational argument for colonial independence.
5.CS.3.5. Analyze and explain the relationships of significant military and diplomatic events of the Revolutionary War including the leadership of General George Washington, the experiences at Valley Forge, the impact of the battles at Trenton, Saratoga, and Yorktown, as well as the recognition of an independent United States by Great Britain through the Treaty of Paris. (CCRIT 3)
5.CS.3.6. Identify and explain the contributions and points of view of key individuals and groups involved in the American Revolution including Patrick Henry, Samuel Adams, John Adams, Abigail Adams, Paul Revere, Benjamin Franklin, Thomas Jefferson, Mercy Otis Warren, Phyllis Wheatley, the Sons and Daughters of Liberty, patriots, and loyalists by drawing information from multiple sources. (CCRIT 7, 8 and CCW 7, 9)
5.CS.4. The student will examine the formation of the American system of government following the American Revolution.
5.CS.4.2. Examine the contributions and leadership of George Washington, James Madison, George Mason, and Gouverneur Morris as evidenced in the great issues, debates, and compromises of the Constitutional Convention including the Virginia Plan and the New Jersey Plan, slavery, the Three-fifths Compromise, and the Great Compromise. (CCRIT 2)
5.CS.5. The student will compare and contrast the continued formation of the new nation under the leadership of Presidents Washington, Adams, and Jefferson. (CCRIT 5)
5.CS.5.1. Analyze the formation of the new government and the presidential leadership qualities of George Washington including the precedent set by his decision not to seek a third term and the impact of his Farewell Address.
5.CS.5.2. Explain the impact of the presidential election of 1800 regarding the peaceful transfer of political power from one party to another.