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Unformatted text preview: The Civil War Part One Advantages and Disadvantages Enjoyed by the North and South in Waging a Civil War Manpower ***** o 11 confederate states (Kentucky and Missouri soon to follow, but their succession reflected an opinion of only the minority, Kentucky for the most part was neutral) o The Union had more people (northern states) o Almost half of the southerners were slaves Slaves were initially an advantage for the South because while the white men fought, the salves took care of the farms and factory However, when the north began to enlist black soldiers, they became an asset of the north Blacks comprised about 10% of union soldiers o Many white southerners were in the union armies (about 100,000)- they denied the confederacy o The federal army also recruited heavily from European origins, most new immigrants who were drafted the moment they came Manufacturing o Northern Advantages Seven times more efficient Better railroad than the south Railroads ***** o Northern Advantages...
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