South vs. North
The geography, society, economy, and transportation of each.
South- In the South there climate we limited they had long hot summers and very mind winters. Because of their plentiful rain and long growing seasons, they had over 300 miles of fertile lowlands and plains dotted with swamps and marshes.They also had many thick pine forests and plantations.
South- In the South there were many rich white men. One fourth of the wealthy had slaves, but not all slave owners were wealthy. Many people had slaves but there were a small majority of African Americans who were freed.
South- In the South they had plantations full of different crops but the main crop was cotton.They also had cotton gins for seperating the cotton from dirt and other unwanted things in the cotton. To work all of the farm land they had they baught and sold slaves.
North- In the North Congress created a National Railroad across the Alps. They also created cannals to make shipping easier and quicker. In the North John Calhoun created internal improvements in many things.
South- In the South slow currents and channels made water travel easy and cheep, thats why they moved goods and pople along them on steam boats. The cotton boom made New Orleans one of the Souths few big cities. There were arround 10,000 moles of railroads.