Civil War

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Civil War

Civil WarNorth and South Comparison

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Enormous industrial advantagesGreater population (outweighed south by 12 mil.) Climate favored smaller farmsteadsChildren were more likely to attend schoolMore transportation (two thirds, railroad)

Both sides relied heavily on farming Class structure was the sameMilitary was the same (strategies, tactics, weapons)Soldiers from both sides were volunteersThey also shared common hobbies (sports, music)

April 12, 1861Southern forces fire upon Fort Sumpter. Formal start of the Civil War.

July, 1863Union Victories of Gettysburg and Vicksburg marked the turning point of the war.

May 26, 1865 General Simon Buckner surrenders the Army of the Trans- Mississippi. End of Civil War.

Large- scale farms (Plantations)Had crops such as tobacco and cotton80% of the labor force worked on a farmOne tenth lived in Urban areasAlmost as many blacks as whites

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