People started to smuggle to make some quick money! OH MY

Why people started to smuggle

In the south food shortages started, as the norths food started to flourish. The average family spent 6.65$ on food a month. As the food shortages started they might spend 68$ dollars on food a month. People started getting mad and robbing bakery's for bread. One result was that many Confederates smuggled cotton into the North in exchange for gold, food, and other goods.

How people smuggled

The route

People stole stuff from the harbors and then went around the southern states and sold their loot to the northerners.