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.5.4.1. Outline the principles contained in the Declaration of Independence.
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.5.4.7. Summarize the effect of the Treaty of Paris of 1783 on the development of the United States.
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.).