Union's side of the civil war

Union's side of the civil war

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  • Political Leadership
  • So you’re the little lady who wrote the book that started the great war
  • Military Leadership
  • Lets conquer the south with my anaconda plan
  • Military Strategy
  • I heard that the south was going to suffer more than we are during the war
  • Abraham Lincoln was the 6th president of the Union. He wanted to stop the expansion of slavery and was in charge of the Union during the civil war. But he was assassinated on April 14, 1865.
  • Union's advantage
  • we sure are !
  • We are definitely going to win there is more of us than there are of them
  • There were four main military leaders Ulysses S. Grant, William T. Sherman, George Meade, George B. McClellan. The first battle of the civil war happened at fort summer where the union surrender a day later.
  • Union's advantage
  • The Union's plan was to slowly choke and suffragette which was also known as the anaconda plan the South which was suggested by Winfield Scott. The union also wanted to cut them off the worlds trading and capture their big cities.
  • Union disadvantage 
  • The union had 22 million people while the south only have 11 million people. Which made the North have more men the army have a stronger army than the south. The north were also able to manufacture boots and clothing.
  • The North also had 72 percent of the railroad tracks which made ti is easy to transport men and goods. The North also could charge taxes which is something the south could not do. 
  • The North had the disadvantage of not being able to farm food and didn't have the same agriculture as the south. The South had the ability to trade cotton for important resource and could also plant food. 
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