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Kelsey BergHIS 144Carl WertmanTopic 7DQ 1How 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 Civil war changed he lives for the soldiers but also for the civilians on both sides. Women were left to care for children and families while also taking on other duties that their husbands had previously done. People on the home front struggled with inflation, lack of supplies, sicknesses and long times without news from their loved ones. Many also lived in areas where the armies fought or marched through. There were many families in the North that were not affected by War. Many businesses grew in the North because of the War as they were manufacturers for products for the War. When the war ended, slavery was abolished, and the south began to see the concerns of slavery and equal rights. The Civil War dramatically affect the

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