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The difference between the north and south during the civil war.
Transcript of The difference between the north and south during the civil war.
as well raising the economy. Geography .Because of the cooler climate in the North, large plantations like in the south were not options for the economy. .The mass amount of natural resources in the north meant factory production became a large point of the economy. Transportation .The North had far more railroads than the south. .This made traveling much more easy and reliable. Society . The North did not use plantations as a main source of income meaning they had not as much need for slaves. .Most of the establishments that still used salves had the salves replaced by immigrant labor by 1860 THE SOUTH. THE CONFEDERACY Economy . The majority of the Souths economy was supported by plantations and agriculture. .The main cash crops of the south were cotton and tobacco. Both were in high demand at the time. Geography .The climate in the south was much warmer making farming more of a economy booster. .The south was a much more rural place than that north. only a few main cities were in the south Transportation. .Because the south was very rural and settlements were spreed out, transportation was complected . . Transportation by water was the most coman way of getting around. society .The South relied heavily on slaves to keep the economy running. .By 1860 two thirds of southerns owned salves. THE END