North vs. South 1800s

Economy-Transportation-Geography-Society

Daniel E Per. 7

Geography

North

-warm, humid summers

-long cold winters



South

-warm, sunny summers

-mild winters

-Fertile soil, ideal for crops

Transportation

North

-30,000 miles of track were laid down by 1850

-Most railroad tracks were in the north



South

-Mostly water travel because it was cheaper

-Less railroad tracks than north

Society

North

-Most of the society was dirty and diseased filled and the streets were usually filthy

-Most people did dress nicely despite the conditions they lived in



South

-The south was mainly based on your ordinance

-You were usually either a slave, master, landowner, and/or woman

Economy

North

-The huge part of the north was factory work and different parts of industrialism

-This was the job for most of the people in the north at the time



South

-When you think of the north, you primarily think of agriculture. This was the souths number one thing their economy was based off of

-Many of the workers were slaves which were African American. This meant great amounts of work for nothing

American History : Slavery in 1800s

Pictures Of Different Things That Include The North And South