Social Studies Worksheets

About Our Social Studies Worksheets

Social Studies is a subject that encompasses a wide range of disciplines, including history, geography, civics, economics, anthropology, sociology, and more. The main goal of these worksheets is to help students understand the world they live in, develop critical thinking skills, and become informed and responsible citizens.

These worksheets provide students with additional practice to reinforce concepts learned in class. They can cover topics like historical events, geographical features, government structures, economic principles, cultural practices, and social issues. You will find a wide array of topics available here. They play a crucial role in helping students develop a deeper understanding of history, society, and the world around them.

Ancient Aztecs Worksheets

This civilization thrived in central Mexico between the 14th and 16th centuries. Their rich culture brought about many advances in agriculture, architecture, and art.

Ancient China Worksheets

Dating back as far as 10,000 BC this civilization contributed significantly to progress of humankind and culture. Their achievements continue to inspire and influence people around the world today.

Ancient Mayan Worksheets

This civilization rose in prevalence around 250 AD, but dates back to 2000 BC. They were geographically located near modern southern Mexico through to Western Honduras.

Ancient Mesopotamia Worksheets

Referred to as the “Cradle of Civilization” as it became one of the earliest civilizations inside the international and the birthplace of many important cultural, political, and technological traits.

Ancient Persia Worksheets

Dating back to 6th century BC this civilization was located in modern-day Iran until it was conquered by Alexander the Great.

Apartheid Worksheets

This became a device of racial segregation and discrimination that became applied in South Africa by means of the national celebration government in 1948 and lasted until the early 1990s.

Battle of Little Big Horn Worksheets

Also known as Custer’s Last Stand, this was a major battler fought between US army and a coalition of native American tribes on June 25-26, 1876, in Montana Territory.

Battle of the Bulge Worksheets

This was the largest battle fought by US Army forces during World War II. The battle was costly for all sides and is thought to have led to over 100,000 deaths.

Battles of World War I Worksheets

This conflict led to an estimated 8.5 million military deaths and 6.5 million civilian deaths, making it one of the deadliest conflicts in history.

Benjamin Franklin Worksheets

This Founding Father was a prolific renowned author, scientist, inventor, and diplomat.

Berlin Wall Worksheets

This was a concrete barrier that divided Berlin, Germany, from 1961 to 1989. It was erected in an attempt to prevent East German citizens to defecting to the West.

Boston Massacre Worksheets

This event fueled anti-British sentiment across the American colonies and was thought to escalate the American Revolution.

Boston Tea Party Worksheets

This protest was the result of American colonists, dressed as Native Americans, boarding three British ships in Boston Harbor and dumped hundreds of chests of tea into the water.

Branches of the Military Worksheets

The United States Armed Forces consist of six branches: Army (ground), Navy (sea), Air Force (air), Marine Corps (amphibious assault), Coast Guard (protect shores), Space Force (space).

California Gold Rush Worksheets

It brought about a fast growth within the population of California, with the state’s population growing from around 14,000 in 1848 to over 200,000 by the end of 1852.

Candidate Comparison Worksheets

We show students that it important to consider their qualifications, experience, skills, and personal attributes to determine who is the best fit for the job.

Capitol Hill Worksheets

This area of Washington D.C. houses the Supreme Court, the Library of Congress, and the Senate and House office buildings.

Careers and Occupations Worksheets

We help open up students minds to possible job options for them to consider in their future.

Cesar Chavez Worksheets

We look at the life of this American labor leader and civil rights activist who famously fought for the rights of farm workers.

Cleopatra Worksheets

The queen of Ancient Egypt who is well known for her beauty and political skill. To this day she remains an iconic figure in history.

Communism Worksheets

This is a political and financial ideology that seeks to establish a classless society where all assets and sources are owned and controlled via the community as a whole, instead of by individual people or organizations.

Constitutional Principles Worksheets

We look at the powers granted to citizens by the formation of such a unique structure. These principles establish the foundation that has led to limited government powers and empowering citizens.

Cuban Missile Crisis Worksheets

This 1962 political and military standoff erupted when it was found that the Soviet Union installed nuclear missile sites in Cuba. This was one of the tensest times in America’s history.

Emancipation Proclamation Worksheets

This was an executive order issued by President Abraham Lincoln in an effort to free slaves and is thought to be a key turning point in the Civil War.

Foundational U.S. Documents Worksheets

While these may be seen as historic documents, they still have a critical role defining the rights of the United States government and the citizens that reside within it.

George Washington Worksheets

This prominent American military leader led the American colonists to victory during the American revolution. In 1789 he served as the first President of the United States.

Inauguration Day Worksheets

This is the day on which the President of the United States is official sworn in. It occurs on January 20th every 4 years.

International Date Line Worksheets

Establish in the late 19th century this established a way to standardize time keeping. This imaginary line that runs more or less from the North Pole to the South Pole and is positioned in the Pacific Ocean.

International Space Station Worksheets

Launched in 1998 this football field sized craft serves as habitable satellite that orbits Earth. It was the collaboration of Canada, Europe, Japan, Russia, and the United States.

Louisiana Purchase Worksheets

This land deal between France and the US resulted in just under a million square miles of land found west of the Mississippi river.

Magna Carta Worksheets

This landmark document began to establish the concept of individual rights and the rule of law.

Manifest Destiny Worksheets

This was a mantra shared by 19th century Americans that it was somewhat of their duty to continue to expand west.

Public Advocacy Worksheets

This is the act of promoting and defending a particular issue in the public area. It is focused on building awareness and growing support to help influence policy decisions that effect citizens.

Salem Witch Trials Worksheets

This was a series of hearings and prosecutions of people accused of witchcraft in colonial Massachusetts in 1692. It resulted in the death of 20 people.

Seminal U.S. Documents Worksheets

These are the most influential and significant policies on the books that have shaped American history and the rules of government.

Winter Olympics Worksheets

This 100-year-old+ series of multi-sport events takes place every 4 years. The goal is to promote goodwill and cultural understandings between nations.

World War 2 Worksheets

This was a global conflict that took place from 1939 to 1945. It was the deadliest and most widespread war in history, involving the majority of the world’s nations, including all of the great powers, eventually forming two opposing military alliances: the Allies and the Axis.