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Unformatted text preview: Lincoln, in fear of MD seceding, declares martial law in Baltimore Mona Shen 2 South had better experienced military officers Norths advantages: o strong naval traditions o Larger popu. (22 mill.) for larger army o 90% of factories ammo o More railroad for supply line o Supply of cash Legal Tender Act passed to raise money for North; national paper money currency created North = 80% inflation South = 9000% inflation! Democrats oppose conscription o POLITICAL SITUATION Lincoln suspends Habeas Corpus to directly jail those opposed to Union G.B. & Fr. Decide to not support South even w/their dependency on cotton o 1 ST MODERN WAR Better bullet trench warfare attrition used to wear down other side South took offensive more casualties Gen. Scott suggested Anaconda Plan by dividing South and chocking supply lines to surrender Lincoln agrees on implement, or blockade S. ports...
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