Unit 8 Essay 1 - The Civil War was fought between the Union...

Info icon This preview shows pages 1–2. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
The Civil War was fought between the Union forces of the North and the Confederate forces of the South. Throughout the war it was a back and forth between the North and South even though the North seemed to have a commanding edge over the South. In Out of many: a history of the American people, explores both the advantages and disadvantages that both had. At the beginning of the war the North seemed to have all the advantages to quickly resolve this conflict. The North had nearly two and a half times the South’s population and the advantage in industrial capacity (Faragher, Buhle, Czitrom, & Armitage, 2009). The North also has the advantage of fighting an offensive war then that of a defensive one, fighting battles in the south helped protected their infrastructure. The North had great influence overseas in France and Britain, when the North threatened to go to war; Britain ended their support of the South (Faragher et al., 2009). The North not only had many advantages but they also were vulnerable in many ways. The biggest disadvantage that the North faced was their ability to procure cotton,
Image of page 1

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Image of page 2
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

{[ snackBarMessage ]}

What students are saying

  • Left Quote Icon

    As a current student on this bumpy collegiate pathway, I stumbled upon Course Hero, where I can find study resources for nearly all my courses, get online help from tutors 24/7, and even share my old projects, papers, and lecture notes with other students.

    Student Picture

    Kiran Temple University Fox School of Business ‘17, Course Hero Intern

  • Left Quote Icon

    I cannot even describe how much Course Hero helped me this summer. It’s truly become something I can always rely on and help me. In the end, I was not only able to survive summer classes, but I was able to thrive thanks to Course Hero.

    Student Picture

    Dana University of Pennsylvania ‘17, Course Hero Intern

  • Left Quote Icon

    The ability to access any university’s resources through Course Hero proved invaluable in my case. I was behind on Tulane coursework and actually used UCLA’s materials to help me move forward and get everything together on time.

    Student Picture

    Jill Tulane University ‘16, Course Hero Intern