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Unit IV question 2 Discuss the military strategy and intended outcomes of the Union Army from 1861 to the end of 1862. How successful was this strategy ? The north and the south each had their own strategies that supplemented their opposite objectives. The goal of the south was to break away from the union, whereas the north wanted reunification. The south took a defensive position using a simple strategy to accomplish their objective, while the north by comparison , had a more complex objective that lead towards their goals. Is General Scott for the south or north?? Need a transition sentence here to connect the info above to this next paragaraph…. The unions received a strategic proposal from General Winfield Scott known as the “Anaconda Plan”. This strategic plan was named after the South African snake that was known to crush its prey very slowly. Scott’s strategy was basically to exhaust his opponent. He imposed a naval blockade to cut the

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