Competency Goal 4: The
learner will examine the causes, course, anc character of the Civil War and Reconstruction, and their impact on North Carolina
and the nation.
4.01 Identify and analyze the significance of the causes of secession from the Union, and
compare reactions in North Carolina to reactions in other regions of the nation.
4.02 Describe the political and military developments of the Civil War and analyze their
effect on the outcome of the war.
4.03 Assess North
Carolina's role in the Civil War and analyze the social and economic impact of the war on the state.
4.04 Evaluate the importance of the roles played by individuals at the state
and national levels during the Civil War and Reconstruction Period.