The Establishment of the Confederate States of America in Montgomery

The Establishment of the Confederate States of America in Montgomery

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The Establishment of the Confederate States of America in Montgomery, Alabama Ordinance of Secession – SC leaving the Union 7 states already left by the time Lincoln takes oath of office Jefferson Davis President of the Confederate states Alexander H. Stephens Vice President of the Confederate states Drafted Confederate Constitution Right to own slaves and move them from one state to another State sovereignty was recognized but no right of secession was mentioned No protective tariffs President can serve one six year term The Civil War was the first “modern war” First time to see: The Submarine Ships that are armored The machine gun Repeating rifles Observation balloons Trenches
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Use of the telegraph The railroad Reasons The Civil War Was Fought The South Independence The North Preserve the Union Succession was unconstitutional Aftermath of The Civil War Puts to end slavery Ends southern agrarian society that depended on slavery The North becomes even more industrialized Northerners Named battles after the nearest body of water 1.6 million men Union/North/Federalist Navy blue uniforms Southerners Named battles after the nearest town The South/Confederates/The Rebels Grey uniforms
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1 million men Over 600,000 men die in the Civil War Advantages and Disadvantages of the North and the South in the Civil War North Population advantage Larger population, workforce, industrial population, 3:1 man power Majority of immigrants go to the north would join the army
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