The standard of living in the North

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The standard of living has declined in the North.

Find out the reasons why in the next section.

Northern standard of living

While industries in the north during the civil war did increase the Unions inflation rate increased as well by 80 percent making items such as food, clothes, and other goods more expensive. Also as prices increased the wages for the average worker did not making the standard of living decrease because people couldn't buy as many items as they used to.