Two Confederate warships made in British shipyard 2 Equipped w large iron rams

Two confederate warships made in british shipyard 2

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Two Confederate warships made in British shipyard 2. Equipped w/ large iron rams + large-caliber guns to destroy wooden Union ships 3. If invade America 1. => destroy blockade and fire on eastern cities 2. => Union invade Canada => start full war with Britain 3. => pull off on attack + even gave $15.5 million dollars for Alabama damages 2. Fury against Canada 1. Confederate raids from Canada => destroy three banks and one dead 2. Irish Americans fiercely hate England => unleash attacks on Canada 1. Several “armies” of green-shirted men 2. => condemned by Canadians for violating neutrality but (many = voters) 3. Dominion of Canada – Support Canadians both politically and spiritually 4. Emperor Napoleon III of France 1. Sent Austrian archduke Maximilian to become emperor of Mexico 2. => violate Monroe Doctrine 1. Was betting that Union would dissolve and be too weak to enforce policy
2. North sent aid through Benito Juárez + soldiers = another diversion but Fr. out 9. President Davis Versus President Lincoln 1. Confederate Government weaknesses 1. Constitution based off of North Constitution => cannot deny future secession (was created by secession) 2. Strong central gov. = but states’ righters fought bitterly = harm unity of secession 3. President Davis 1. Tense, humorless, stubborn => not very popular among Cabinet/the people 2. Suffered from nerve disorders => overworked himself (task beyond him) 2. North Advantages 1. Long-established gov. 1. Financially stable 2. Fully recognized by North and foreign powers 2. Not as much trouble with Pres. Lincoln 1. Not as experienced but very flexible and adaptable 2. Tactful, quiet, patient but firm 3. Grew as the war dragged on => learned to influence the Cabinet/people 4. Inspired others and gave charity to South after victory => preserve Union 5. Respected and loved by all, even South 10. Limitations on Wartime Liberties 1. Was willing to tear to disobey the Constitution at times when necessary 1. If not => no Constitution to later mend 2. Better break now than forever lost 2. Congress accepted questionable acts due to times of crisis 3. Reins completely in Lincoln’s hands 1. Set up a blockade 2. Increased size of Federal Army 3. Advanced $2 million to private citizens for military purposes => suspended privilege of writs of habeas corpus to arrest anti-Unionists 4. “Supervised” voting in the Border States 1. Citizens march through two lines of armed troops holding out party preference 2. Suspended newspapers and arrested editors on grounds of obstructing the war 4. Jefferson less able to exercise arbitrary/dictator powers 1. Due to states’ righters 2. South no obey weak, new “Constitution” 3. More willing to lose the war than surrender local rights 11. Volunteers and Draftees: North and South 1. Union used volunteers => federal conscription laws = 1 st time on nationwide scale 2. Poor people more affected than rich 1. Rich = hire substitutes to take place 2. Pay exemption for $300 => “three-hundred dollar men” 3. New York draft riots – Hated conscription in northern Democratic cities
3. More than 90% Union = volunteers, later = bribes of $1,000 1. => “bounty jumpers” = desert and re-enlist to get money (32 times) 2. 200,000 desertions 4.

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