SS.5.A.4.1

Identify the economic, political and socio-cultural motivation for colonial settlement.

Clarifications

Examples may include, but are not limited to,  Puritans, Quakers, and Catholics  fleeing from religious persecution, debtor settlements in Georgia, military stronghold and protection of trade routes at St. Augustine, establishment of the Jamestown colony for profit, and French and Dutch competition for the fur trade..
General Information
Subject Area: Social Studies
Grade: 5
Strand: American History
Date Adopted or Revised: 02/14
Status: State Board Approved

Related Courses

This benchmark is part of these courses.
5021070: Social Studies Grade 5 (Specifically in versions: 2014 - 2015, 2015 - 2022, 2022 - 2023 (current), 2023 and beyond)
7721016: Access Social Studies - Grade 5 (Specifically in versions: 2014 - 2015, 2015 - 2018, 2018 - 2023, 2023 and beyond)

Related Access Points

Alternate version of this benchmark for students with significant cognitive disabilities.
SS.5.A.4.In.0: Identify reasons the colonists settled in America, such as to obtain land and religious freedom.
SS.5.A.4.Su.0: Recognize a reason why colonists settled in America, such as to obtain land.
SS.5.A.4.Pa.0: Recognize a reason why people move to a different place.

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