Question #17c41

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Mar 22, 2017

The South had a territory bigger than Western Europe whereas the North had 80% of the industry.


The industrial revolution had endowed the North with most of the industry whereas the South had remained mostly rural and its economy was still based on slavery.

The North also had a bigger population(about 21 million) unlike the South whose population was made of 9 million. The North had about 1.5 million soldiers whereas the South had only 1 million soldiers.