United States History since 1860
In fifth grade, students continue their formal study of United States history. As with fourth grade, the strands of history, geography, civics and economics are fully integrated. Students study US history beginning with the Civil War and continue to the present. The geography strand emphasizes the influence on US history. The civics strand emphasizes concepts and rights as outlined in amendments to the US Constitution. The economics strand uses material from the historical strand to further understanding of economic concepts.
Library of congress resource for american history:
Social Studies Standards in 5th Grade
Click here to see the entire list of 5th grade Social Studies standards. https://www.georgiastandards.org/Standards/Georgia%20Performance%20Standards/Gr5%20Social%20Studies%20Stds%202009-2010%205-27-09.pdf