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16 1 the war begins

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16 1 the war begins

  1. 1. CHAPTER 16: The Civil War Section 1: The War Begins
  2. 2. The Nation is Divided
  3. 3. RESOURCES NORTH SOUTHPOPULATION 22 million 5 millionR.R. TRACK 22,000 mi 9,000 miFACTORIES 85 % 15% MILITARY Average ExcellentLEADERSHIP
  4. 4. STRATEGIES North: • Destroy South’s economy with a blockade • Cut South in half by taking Mississippi R. • Take Richmond (South capital)
  5. 5. The North’s Strategy
  6. 6. STRATEGIES South: • Play defense • Wear down the North until they are tired of fighting • Use “cotton diplomacy” to bring England on their side
  7. 7. The South’s Strategy
  8. 8. FORT SUMTER Ft. Sumter was a federal outpostin Charleston, S.C. harbor
  9. 9. FORT SUMTER South surrounds and bombardsSumter First shots fired in Civil War
  10. 10. The Bombardment of Ft. Sumter
  11. 11. FORT SUMTER Fort falls to the South Civil War has begun

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