The Civil War: 1861 - 1865. Unit 7: The American Civil War and Reconstruction APUSH Mrs. Baker. Comparing the Two Sides. Identify the advantages and disadvantages of the North and the South. Population: 1861. Overall Population: North = 20, 700, 000 South = 9,105,000 Blacks = 3,600,000
Unit 7: The American Civil War and Reconstruction
Identify the advantages and disadvantages of the North and the South.
Alexander H. Stephens
Preserve the Union
General-in-Chief: Winfield Scott
Three part strategy:
U.S. navy to blockade southern ports
Divide the Confederacy in two by taking control of the Mississippi River
Raise and train an army 500,000 strong to take Richmond
Bloodiest Day of the War
How does it challenge the purpose of the war?
What is the purpose of the Proclamation?
How did the victories at Vicksburg and Gettysburg change the outcome of the Civil War?
What are the overall economic, political and social impacts of the Civil War on the North and South?
Why did the South need foreign recognition?
How did they attempt to gain support?
Why did their attempts fail?