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Topic 7 DQ 1: How did the Civil War affect the home front? What was the connection between the home front and battlefront for both North and South? How did the strategy of total war affect the outcome and legacy of the war?The North and the South home front were both affected by the Civil War in the sense that the battles were fought on farmer’s land which decreased the ability to use the land for profitable purposes and also because men of a certain age were made to fight in these battles due to the use of conscription in both the Confederacy and the Union. The Civil War caused division throughout the country which resulted in the South electing their own Confederate president that would help them fight the North since they did not agree with or like the fact that Abraham Lincoln. The connection between the home front and the battlefront for both North and South was the fact that there was a depletion of supplies for the soldiers and the families at home, along