Abraham Lincoln was a political leader for the union, was a republican that opposed the expansion of slavery and was assassinated by John Wilkes
I introduce to you the anaconda plan!
Ulysses S. Grant and William T. Sherman were military leaders for the North
Large populations was an advantage to the north because it was helpful in raising an army and supporting the war efforts.
The anaconda plan was suggested by Winfield Scott to slowly "Choke and Suffocate" the south economy
The anaconda plan would prevent the south from trading with the world and eventually capturing the capital (Richmond).
Minie ball was one of the developments made in weaponry during civil war. When a minie ball enters the body it flattens when its inside the body then spreads throughout the body which could lead to amputation.