History of Seapower Midterm

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History of Seapower Midterm Richard Henry Dana (Two years before the mast) - The image of the seaman and his social world - represented types of slavery on ships -closely bound and racism Andrew Fureseth- The Great Emancipator - gave sailors right - NE was attacking slavery (Uncle Tom’s Cabin) - Union leader who got senate to pass “seaman emancipation act” - Dismissed seaman’s “slavery” like work and fugitive slave law (persuing slaves anywhere legally) Four necessary things for trade : -way -vehicle -power -crew Union Navy -Made their ships like armor -Used monitor type warships -Because of a rapid transfer of troops from Chicago by rail, the army was able to secure the key river base of Cairo -Connection of transportation means Civil war imposed demands upon the navy that were inconceivable prior to 1861 Wells -rearranged the bureaus to make supply more efficient -reorganized the officer ranks -enable better command of a bunch of ships -introduced navy to a new dependence upon private industry
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This note was uploaded on 04/30/2008 for the course PHY 120 taught by Professor Chensinski during the Spring '08 term at Staten Island.

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