SS.5.3.5 Describe the major features of the economies of New England (i.e., manufacturing), the mid-Atlantic colonies (i.e., trade), and southern regions (i.e., farming) of British North America and explain their relationship to geographic features
Explains how the economic activity in the three regions was determined by climate and natural resources.
SS.5.3.11 Define the major ideas (i.e., natural rights, government by the consent of the governed, and "all men are created equal") stated in the Declaration of Independence and explain why they were included
Gives possible reasons why the framers of the Declaration included the ideas of natural rights, government by the consent of the governed, and "all men are created equal."
SS.5.3.12 Describe the major events of the Revolutionary War, including key battles, key alliances, and the roles played by key figures
Explains the significance of key battles (e.g., Lexington and Concord, Battle of Saratoga), the French-American alliance, and key figures (e.g., King George III, George Washington, Benjamin Franklin, etc.) to the Revolutionary War.
4 Understand the purpose and historical impact of political institutions, the principles and values of American constitutional democracy, and the similarities and differences in government across cultural perspectives
SS.5.4.1 Explain how colonial governments were based on key principles underlying American democracy (including social contract, majority rule, and equality of opportunity)
Describes how the Mayflower Compact and House of Burgesses illustrated principles underlying American democracy.
SS.5.4.2 Explain how participation in American democracy has changed since the 18th century
Describes who was allowed to vote in the 18th century and who is allowed to vote today.
5 Understand roles, rights (personal, economic, political), and responsibilities of American citizens and exercise them in civic action
6 Understand culture as a system of beliefs, knowledge, and practices shared by a group and understand how cultural systems change over time
SS.5.6.1 Compare the views of Native Americans and Europeans regarding the relationship between humans and the land
Analyzes how Europeans believed in private property rights and how Native Americans saw land as a resource to be shared by all.
7 Use geographic representations to organize, analyze, and present information on people, places, and environments and understand the nature and interaction of geographic regions and societies around the world
SS.5.7.1 Explain how the Revolutionary War caused the movement of people
Describes how the war resulted in the British loyalists fleeing the American colonies.