Social Studies Worksheets and Study Guides Fifth Grade. Westward Expansion

The resources above correspond to the standards listed below:

Massachusetts Standards

MA.5.CS. United States History, Geography, Economics, and Government: Early Exploration to Westward Movement (Concepts and Skills)
ECONOMICS
5.CS.13. Define profit and describe how profit is an incentive for entrepreneurs. (E)
MA.5.LS. United States History, Geography, Economics, and Government: Early Exploration to Westward Movement (Learning Standards)
THE FIRST FOUR PRESIDENCIES AND THE GROWTH OF THE REPUBLIC UNITED STATES TO 1820
5.29. Explain the events leading up to, and the significance of, the Louisiana Purchase of 1803. (H, C, E, G)
5.30. Describe the expedition of Lewis and Clark from 1803 to 1806. (H, E, G)
5.34. Explain the reasons that pioneer moved west from the beginning to the middle of the 19th century, and describe their lives on the frontier. (H, G, C, E)
5.34.A. Wagon train journeys on the Oregon and Santa Fe Trails
5.34.B. Their settlements in the western territories
THE REVOLUTION AND THE FORMATION OF A FEDERAL GOVERNMENT UNDER THE CONSTITUTION, 1775-1789
5.18. Describe the life and achievements of important leaders during the Revolution and the early years of the United States. (H, C)
5.18.E. Thomas Jefferson