Corruption in the North

Businesses in the North are making large profits!

Now that the war is done, the economy of the North is booming. Most businesses are excelling. Businesses such as woolen mills, steel foundries, and coal mines are doing exceptionally well due to the army's need for things such as guns, uniforms, and shoes.

Not as Good as it Seems

Corrupt businesses

There's a lot of corruption happening with these businesses. The businesses that are doing the best have government contracts. These contractors often cheat. The uniforms they provided are made poorly out of old rags. They will fall apart in the rain. Guns are also being sold at twice the normal price an rotten meat is being sold as fresh