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Free vs. Slave States
Naval ship tonnage 25Xs greater Iron Production 15Xs greater Firearm Production 32Xs greater – Had mini-balls instead of musket balls – Had better artillery cannons (shot further and more accurate ) Had the Anaconda Plan South had a more defined goal (win independence) Had great military leaders (General Lee) Had to only defend their territory (North had to carry out an invasion) A Rebel yell sounds like this. A Yankee battle cry sounds like this.
Advanced with the Industrial Revolution Had factories: woolen mills, steel foundries, coal mines – Supplied uniforms, guns, shoes, and other supplies Had 22,000 miles of UNIFORM train tracks laid out – Could resupply faster – Could assemble and move troops quicker The North controlled the trading ports The North had telegraph lines (communication) Income tax to raise money Still relies on plantation farming Cotton trade was the major source for their economy Needed to trade their cotton with England and France Very underdeveloped in the Industrial Revolution Had 9,000 miles of train track but, many were not conjoined and were not uniform Had little to no factories Can’t have federal taxes because of too much state power
North had more than double the total population of the South (20 million) North had 3Xs as many men for eligible for military duty (4 million) Industrial Workers 10Xs as many (1.1 million) South had only 8 million people South had 1.1 million men eligible South had only 100,000 industrial workers Many people in the South were African American Slaves