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North & South Project . Darian Almonte 2/25/14. Transportation In The North. S hips & Canals – river travels fast, steam boats, and row boats . . Rail road – steam-powered machine ( fastest transportation and travels across land, down valleys and up mountain ranges. . - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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North & South Project Darian Almonte2/25/14

National Roads They had better roads, inexpensive way to deliver products .Transportation In The NorthHY !DAShips & Canals river travels fast, steam boats, and row boats . Rail road steam-powered machine ( fastest transportation and travels across land, down valleys and up mountain ranges.

Water ! Southern rivers made water travel easy and cheap. Transportation In The SouthSouthern town sprang up along water ways. Transportation - The south had horses, trains, and steam boats. But the only thing with there transportation is it wasnt as good as the north. Because the north had a bigger population and more people came up with ideas on how to build things. And more people helped build tracks and machines.

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Industrial Revolution: Introduction of the Machine products were made cheaper and faster

shift from skilled crafts people to less skilled laborers

Economy BOOST!!Economy of the north Agriculture: Plantations and Slaves.

White Southerners made living off the land.

Cotton Kingdom Eli Whitney.

cotton made slavery more Important.

cotton spread west, so slavery increases.Economy of the south

Climate frozen winters, hot/humid summers.

Natural features coastline, bays, and harbors fishermen, shipbuilding,

Inland - rocky soil farming hard; turned to trade and crafts (timber for shipbuilding)Way of life in the North

Climate mild winters; long, hot, humid summers

Natural features: coastline: swamps and marshes (rice & sugarcane, fishing)

inland - indigo, tobacco, & corn Towns follow rivers inland!Way of life in the south

STRENGTHS

More people than South.

90% of nations manufacturing in North.

more RR tracks (will become nations biggest business post-civil war)

WEAKNESSES

Military Leaders 1/3 of nations military officers returned to the South Many remaining officers too old for combat.

and they must invade the south. The North's Strengths The Souths Strengths STRENGTHS

Fighting a defensive battle.

Great Military Leaders.

WEAKNESSES

Economy wealth in land & slaves Few factories to produce guns and military Supplies.

Transportation Problem = lacked RR network & Transportation.http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g0NqLqNawgQTHE END