north vs. south
Kali M period 7
North vs. South geography
The south has mild winters, long hot, humid summers, lots of rain, swamps, and flat rivers.
North vs. South economy
The south had no manufacturing, no family farms, huge plantations for cotton and tobacco. Lots of trade with England and France for cotton and tobacco. And had the use of slaves on plantations
North vs. South transportation
The South relied on natural waterways and had far fewer canals
Also, the South had less and poorer roads. They had some railroads but a lot less than the North.
The North got around by trains, canals, and roads.
Society in the north vs. south
Slavery was a major part of the south in the 1800s. Slaves were needed in the south more than the north because many plantations were built there and they needed people to work on them.
This picture shows slaves working on farms.
This picture shows slaves and their homes.
This picture shows the fields the slaves would work in all day long