2 Strengths: Union or Confederacy 1. More IndustryA = Union Strength2. Familiar TerritoryA = Confederacy Strength3. Strong Support of the white populationA = Confederate Strength4. Abraham Lincoln5. More efficient railway system
3 Strengths: Union or Confederacy 6. Robert E. LeeA = Confederate Strength7. Stronger NavyA = Union Strength8. More money and resources9. Controlled the banking industry10. Superior Military leaders
4 Strengths: Union or Confederacy 11. Superior Military TrainingA = Union Strength12. Experienced OfficersA = Confederate Strength13. Larger Population
5 Weaknesses: Union or Confederacy Divided support of the warA = Union Weakness2. Robert E. LeeA = Confederate Weakness3. Smaller populationA = Confederate weakness4. Bringing the Seceded states back into the Union would be a difficult task.5. The belief in states’ rights reduced the power of its central government.
6 Weaknesses: Union or Confederacy 6. Limited railway systemA = Confederate Weakness7. Weak military leadersA = Union Weakness8. Invasion is much more difficult than defending9. ½ the amount of food and supplies10. Very small manufacturing and industry