By David H., Dominic, Marley, Erik, and Katherine
<ul><li>Strengths </li></ul><ul><li>The south had great military leadership. </li></ul><ul><li>The whites in the south sup...
 
<ul><li>The Confederacy use Rose Greenhow’s spy skills to spy on the Union’s plans. </li></ul><ul><li>They found out that ...
 
<ul><li>Strengths </li></ul><ul><li>The North had a larger population </li></ul><ul><li>  (22 million) to support the war....
 
<ul><li>They wanted to surround the south by sea and land to cut off is trade. </li></ul><ul><li>The Union wanted to divid...
 
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Strengths & weaknesses of North and South at the beginning of the Civil War.

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Strengths And Weaknesses

  1. 1. By David H., Dominic, Marley, Erik, and Katherine
  2. 2. <ul><li>Strengths </li></ul><ul><li>The south had great military leadership. </li></ul><ul><li>The whites in the south supported the war </li></ul><ul><li>The war was mostly fought in the south; it was a defensive war for the Confederacy </li></ul><ul><li>Weaknesses </li></ul><ul><li>Smaller populations </li></ul><ul><li>Fewer factories and food to support their army. </li></ul><ul><li>Not a lot of railroad to move their troops and supplies. </li></ul><ul><li>Insufficient economy </li></ul>
  3. 4. <ul><li>The Confederacy use Rose Greenhow’s spy skills to spy on the Union’s plans. </li></ul><ul><li>They found out that they were attacking Richmond, Virginia, and the Confederacy met the Union there. </li></ul><ul><li>The battle was at a small creek called Bull Run. </li></ul><ul><li>Stonewall Jackson, one of the south’s military leaders, told his men to scream and charge the Union. </li></ul><ul><li>The Union troops were scared and fled back to Washington D.C. </li></ul>
  4. 6. <ul><li>Strengths </li></ul><ul><li>The North had a larger population </li></ul><ul><li> (22 million) to support the war. </li></ul><ul><li>They had more industries and more abundant resources. </li></ul><ul><li>The union also had a better banking system </li></ul><ul><li>More ships and Navy members </li></ul><ul><li>More railroads (21,000 miles), but the thought the South would win. </li></ul><ul><li>President Lincoln was an advantage. </li></ul><ul><li>Weaknesses </li></ul><ul><li>The North lacked military leadership </li></ul><ul><li>This was because many of the great leaders were retired and moved to their homes in the south, even if they were against slavery. </li></ul>
  5. 8. <ul><li>They wanted to surround the south by sea and land to cut off is trade. </li></ul><ul><li>The Union wanted to divide the Confederacy into sections so that one rebel region could help another. </li></ul><ul><li>They had a plan to capture Richmond, Virginia, the capital of the Confederacy and destroy the rebel government. </li></ul><ul><li>They called this the Anaconda Plan because it represented the crushing grip of an anaconda snake. </li></ul>

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