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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 • North’s 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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This note was uploaded on 03/20/2012 for the course GEN 100 taught by Professor Smith during the Spring '12 term at Purdue.
- Spring '12