Economy of the South During the War
In the beginning of the war, 84% of the population grew tobacco and cotton , not food which was one to the many considerable reasons why the South's economy dropped.
On September 1,1864 the "March To The Sea" was a tragic event that caused to southern economy to plummet even more.
Resources in CSA
Without the necessary resources and supplies to aid them in battle,the South slowly plummeted to its surrender.
Resources in the USA
During and a little before the war, the CSA even had its own currency, but in the end of the war, it was useless.
No point in keeping it..
The Southern economy during the war hurt us because the lose of their supplies didn't make the South as reliable as it use to be.
Without slavery in their aid, the South lost 2.5 billion dollars worth of cotton.
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