Social Studies Worksheets and Study Guides Fifth Grade. Westward Expansion

The resources above correspond to the standards listed below:

Florida Standards (NGSSS)

FL.SS.5.A. American History
SS.5.A.1. Historical Inquiry and Analysis
SS.5.A.1.1. Use primary and secondary sources to understand history.
SS.5.A.6. Growth and Westward Expansion
SS.5.A.6.1. Describe the causes and effects of the Louisiana Purchase.
SS.5.A.6.2. Identify roles and contributions of significant people during the period of westward expansion.
SS.5.A.6.4. Explain the importance of the explorations west of the Mississippi River.
SS.5.A.6.7. Discuss the concept of Manifest Destiny.
SS.5.A.6.9. Describe the hardships of settlers along the overland trails to the west.
FL.SS.5.G. Geography
SS.5.G.2. Places and Regions
SS.5.G.2.1. Describe the push-pull factors (economy, natural hazards, tourism, climate, physical features) that influenced boundary changes within the United States.