Advantages And Disadvantages Of North And South

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Although the North and South had many advantages over one another, they each had as many disadvantages. The North had to conquer a large amount of land in order to win the Civil War. They were also invading unfamiliar land. The North may of had a strong Navy, but overall their soldiers were not properly skilled compared to the South. The South did have the advantage of good officers to train the soldiers, but they had very few people for the job. Most of the South's population were slaves. The South had very few factories to make supplies and even with the supplies they had it was had to distribute it because most of the railroad was in the North. During the Civil War the North and South had both advantages as disadvantages.
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