North vs. South, Civil war

information of Civil war


Civil War was fight between South and North.

At time, there was a Presidents in South and North

President of North was Abraham Lincoln.

President of South was Jefferson Davis .

Military Leaders

At time there was also Military Leaders.

Military Leader of north was Ulysses S. Grant.

Military Leader of south was Robert E. Lee.

Abraham Lincoln

Abraham Lincoln was the 16th President of the United States, serving from March 1861 until his assassination in April 1865.
Ulysses S. Grant was the 18th President of the United States following his highly successful role as a war general in the second half of the Civil War. Under Grant, the union army defeated the Confedrate millitary; having effectively ended the war and secession with the surrender of Robert E. Lee's army at Appomattox.
Jefferson Finis Davis was an American statesman and leader of the Confederacy during the American Civil War, serving as President of the Confederate States of America for its entire history, from 1861 to 1865.
Robert Edward Lee was a career military officer who is best known for having commanded the Confederate Army of Northern Virginia in the American Civil War.The son of Revolutionary War officer Henry "Light Horse Harry" Lee III and a top graduate of the United States Millitary Academy, Robert E. Lee distinguished himself as an exceptional officer and commat engineer in the United States Army for 32 years.

causes of the Civil war

There is 5 causes of the Civil War.

1 is Economic differences.

South view: machine was able to reduce the time it took to separate seeds from the cotton.

Thus, the southern economy became a one crop economy, depending on cotton and therefore on slavery.

North view: the northern economy was based more on industry than agriculture.

In fact, the northern industries were purchasing the raw cotton and turning it into finished goods.

2 is States vs. Federal right.

South-States' right- idea thatstates have the right to limit the power of the federal government.(more power to the states.)

North-Federal right-federal government should have more control over the rights of the states.(more power to the national government.)

3 is Slavery

Most Northerners opposed slavery. They felt that it was immoral. Others did not wast to have to cpmpete for wages against unpaid slaves.

In the South, people feared that the loss of slavery would bankrupt the South. They had a economic dependency on it.

4 is tariffs

North-wanted high tax on foreign goods-North made their own goods.

South-wanted a lower tax on foreign goods-South bought goods overseas insteda of from the North...cheaper to buy goods by sea.

5 is Cultural differences

North- Industry, more educated.

South-Farmers, less educated.

Advantages both states

North: Leadership Abraham Lincoln.

Individual power.

More railreads

more population who can go to war.

South: outstanding Generals.

strong military tradition.

skilled with gun.

cotton could be exchanged weapon.

Disadvantages both states

North:walk mountains.

Lots land.

South:paper $ low in value.

low #'s men under leader.

general Information

In North, there was 23 states, and there was 22 million people.

but, In South, there was only 11states and there was only 9 million people(3.5 million people was slaves).

21 million army 178,000 blacks who tought in North.

600,000-1.5 million army in South(estimated).

237 named battles were fought in Civil War and The American Civil War was to prove one of the most ferocious wars ever fought.

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