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IN.5.The United States—The Founding of the Republic
The United States—The Founding of the Republic
5.1. History: Students describe the historical movements that influenced the development of the United States from pre-Columbian times up to 1800, with an emphasis on the American Revolution and the founding of the United States. Historical Knowledge - Ways of Life Before and After the Arrival of Europeans to 1610 5.1.1. Identify and describe early cultures and settlements that existed in North America prior to contact with Europeans.
5.1.2. Examine accounts of early European explorations of North America including major land and water routes, reasons for exploration and the impact the exploration had. Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Exploration
5.1.3. Compare and contrast historic Indian groups of the West, Southwest, Northwest, Arctic and sub-Arctic, Great Plains, and Eastern Woodlands regions at the beginning of European exploration in the late fifteenth and sixteenth centuries. Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Iroquois
5.1.4. Locate and compare the origins, physical structure and social structure of early Spanish, French and British settlements. Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Colonization Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Exploration
Historical Knowledge - Colonization and Settlements: 1607 to 1763 5.1.5. Compare and contrast the religious, political and economic reasons for the colonization of the Americas by Europe.
5.1.6. Identify and explain instances of both cooperation and conflict that existed between Native American Indians and colonists.
5.1.7. Identify and locate the 13 British colonies by region (New England, Middle, Southern) and describe the political, social, and economic organization and structure of each region. Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Colonization
5.1.8. Identify the early founders of colonial settlements and describe early colonial resistance to British rule. Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Colonization
Historical Knowledge - The American Revolution: 1763 to 1783 5.1.10. Analyze the causes of the American Revolution as outlined in the Declaration of Independence.
5.1.11. Identify major British and American leaders of the American Revolutionary War and describe their significance in key events of the war.
5.1.12. Describe the contributions of France and other nations and of individuals to the outcome of the American Revolution.
5.1.13. Identify contributions of women and minorities during the American Revolution.
5.1.14. Explain consequences of the American Revolution including the strengths and weaknesses of the Articles of Confederation, changes in trade relationships and the achievement of independence by the United States.
5.1.9. Understand how political, religious, and economic ideas brought about the American Revolution.
Historical Knowledge - Making the United States Constitution and Establishing the Federal Republic: 1783 to 1800 5.1.15. Explain why the United States Constitution was created in 1787 and how it established a stronger union among the original 13 states by making it the supreme law of the land. Identify people who were involved in its development.
5.1.16. Describe the origins and drafting of the Bill of Rights, ratified in 1791.
Chronological Thinking, Historical Comprehension, Analysis and Interpretation, Research 5.1.18. Create and interpret timelines showing major people, events and developments in the early history of the United States from 1776-1801. Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Pioneer Life
5.1.19. Read fiction and nonfiction stories about conflicts among and between groups of people at different stages in the formation of the United States; give examples of how these conflicts were resolved and analyze the accuracy of the stories’ historical detail
5.1.20. Using primary and secondary sources to examine an historical account about an issue of the time, reconstruct the literal meaning of the passages by identifying who was involved, what happened, where it happened, what events led to these developments and w
5.1.21. Read and interpret primary and secondary source accounts that pertain to a problem confronting people during the Founding Era of the United States.
5.1.22. Identify and describe the contributions of important early American artists and writers and traditional arts and crafts to the new nation’s cultural landscape.
5.2. Civics and Government: Students identify main components and characteristics of the United States government. Students identify and explain key ideas in government from the colonial and founding periods that continue to shape civic and political life. Foundations of Government 5.2.1. Summarize the principles and purposes of government as stated in the Preamble to the United States Constitution.
5.2.2. Identify and explain ideas about limited government, the rule of law and individual rights in key colonial era documents.
5.2.3. Give examples and explain how the British colonies in America developed forms of representative government, self-government and democratic practices. Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Colonization
5.2.4. Identify and explain key ideas about government as noted in the Declaration of Independence, Articles of Confederation, Northwest Ordinance, United States Constitution and the Bill of Rights. Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Pioneer Life
5.2.5. Describe and give examples of individual rights guaranteed by the Bill of Rights.
Functions of Government 5.2.6. Describe the primary and general election process for local, state and national offices, including those used to select congressional and presidential office holders.
5.2.7. Identify the three branches of the United States government and explain the functions of each. Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide U.S. Senate
Roles of Citizens 5.2.8. Describe group and individual actions that illustrate civic virtues, such as civility, cooperation, respect and responsible participation.
5.2.9. Examine ways by which citizens may effectively voice opinions, monitor government, and bring about change in government including voting and participation in the election process.
5.3. Geography: Students describe the influence of the Earth/sun relationship on climate and use global grid systems; identify regions; describe physical and cultural characteristics; and locate states, capitals and major physical features of the United States The World in Spatial Terms 5.3.1. Demonstrate that lines of latitude and longitude are measured in degrees of a circle, that places can be precisely located where these lines intersect, and that location can be stated in terms of degrees north or south of the equator and east or west of t Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Map Skills
Places and Regions 5.3.3. Use maps and globes to locate states, capitals, major cities, major rivers, the Great Lakes, and mountain ranges in the United States. Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Geography
5.3.4. Identify Native American Indian and colonial settlements on maps and explain the reasons for the locations of these places. Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Colonization
Physical Systems 5.3.5. Locate the continental divide and the major drainage basins in the United States. Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Geography
5.3.7. Identify major sources of accessible fresh water and describe the impact of access on the local and regional communities. Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Geography
Human Systems 5.3.10. Using historical maps and other geographic representations/texts (written, maps, graphs, timelines, etc.) locate and explain the conflict over the use of land by Native American Indians and the European colonists.
5.3.8. Explain how the Spanish, British and French colonists altered the character and use of land in early America. Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Colonization Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Exploration
5.3.9. Identify the major manufacturing and agricultural regions in colonial America and summarize the ways that agriculture and manufacturing changed between 1600 and 1800. Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Colonization
Environment and Society 5.3.11. Describe adaptation and how Native American Indians and colonists adapted to variations in the physical environment.
5.3.12. Describe and analyze how specific physical features influenced historical events and movements.
5.4. Economics: Students describe the productive resources and market relationships that influence the way people produce goods and services and earn a living in the United States in different historical periods. Students consider the importance of economic de 5.4.1. Describe the economic activities within and among Native American Indian cultures prior to contact with Europeans. Examine the economic incentives that helped motivate European exploration and colonization.
5.4.2. Summarize a market economy and give examples of how the colonial and early American economy exhibited these characteristics. Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Colonization
5.4.3. Define types of trade barriers.
5.4.4. Describe the impact of technological developments and major inventions on business productivity during the early development of the United States.
5.4.7. Predict the effect of changes in supply and demand on price.
5.4.8. Analyze how the causes and effects of changes in price of certain goods and services had significant influence on events in United States history.