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Q: How did the civil war affect economy north and south?
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What was the 2 sides of the Civil War?

The two sides of the US Civil War were the UNITED STATES OF AMERICA againsts th Confederat States of America. The Civil War was the North and South, the Yanks against the Rebs,or the United States (North) and the Confederacy (South). However, there have been other civil wars in other countries; civil war simply means a war within the boundaries of a country.

Did the Second Great Awakening affect the North and South the same?


How did the South's reliance on a slave labor system restrict its ability to diversify its economy?

Prior to the US Civil War, the United States, looking upon it as a whole, had an economy with no restrictions for the Northern or Southern parts of it, except for the fact that certain crops like cotton were better suited to the warmer southern climates. The North had a larger population and waterfalls to provide the power to run grain mills & textile factories. The economy there was also to a degree based on crops that the climate & soil could handle. The Southern economy was based largely on cash crops that were shipped to the North. Textile mills, for instance used the cotton from southern plantations. The South exported cotton along with tobacco overseas. Tobacco was a new crop found in the New World and was marketed world wide. Cotton was exported to England, for instance, to fuel English textile mills. The large crop plantations had the advantage of cheap slave labor. These large farmlands combined with the more industrious parts of the North made the entire US economy well balanced. Thus there was no pressing need for factory development in the South. This answer is not meant to speak about the nature of slavery, which was not a positive feature of the economy.

The period between 1820 and 1861 was dominated by what?

Attempts to avoid civil war between the two sections - the slave-owning South and the free-soil North.

Who did not believe states had the right to secede but did nothing to prevent doing so?

The North during the Civil War area did not think the South should secede however did nothing to prevent it.

Related questions

How did the war affect regional economies?

The Civil War greatly improved the economy of the North but harmed the economy of the South.

Was there an economy for both north and south during the civil war?

yes the south agriculture the north industrial

How did the civil war affect the politics in the north and south?

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What was the economy of the north during the civil war?

it wasn't as badly affected as the south.

Did the civil war affect the views of people in the south and north?


What was the economy after the civil war?

The South was devastated in all ways, whereas the North prospered.

What factors after the civil war helped the economy surge?

the crops the north and south had planted.

One disadvantage for both the north and the south during the civil war?

The north had very little knowledge of the south's land. The south had an extremely poor economy.

How did the civil war affect both north and south?

Badly. Differently. Significantly.

What did the southern colonies produce and how did it affect their economy?

The Southern colonies manly focused on farms(mostly cotton). Their economy was not only affected by the slaves they used on the farms but also the North being mostly factories. About the time the civil war broke out, the North was against the South for using slaves and by the colonies being split the way they were, the civil war happened thus shaking both the North's and the South's way of living.

What are two reasons that lead to the civil war?

North wanted new states NOT to be slave and the South did. Also the North economy was more industrialized and the South economy was more agricultural and relied on slave labor

Before the Civil War why was slavery more important to the South than it was to the North?

Slavery was more important to the South than it was to the North, because the South's economy relied on agriculture.