Nearly half of the troop strength for the Central Powers came from Germany in World War One. Austria and Germany together provided 80% of the troop strength. No matter how hard the Germany had tried to advance, they still couldn’t be better than the allies. However, Germany could have solved this problem by increasing its military power. Moreover, they should have better allies so that Central Powers would be stronger.
The South also had a very large disadvantage population wise. The South only had about 9 million people and about 3.5 million slaves, while the North had about 22 million people total. This cause a large disturbance between the two fighting groups causing a great challenge for to the South to fight. The North also manufactured about 90% of all items in the United States. This gave them the overall advantage as they had a very large amount of supplies that the South did not.
The Louisiana Purchase territory has had the biggest impact on the United States because of profits, the Mississippi river, and the disadvantages. The land included in the purchase stretched from the Mississippi River to the Rocky Mountains. To most Americans, the Louisiana Purchase looked like the greatest land deal in history because it was nation’s first opportunity for expansion. Louisiana Purchase doubled the size at a bargain price for just 2 to 3 cents an acre. On April 30, 1803, Napoleon signed a treaty giving Louisiana to the United States in exchange for $15 million.
Although this battle lasted only 3 days, there were approximately 22,000 casualties during this span. Major General John Pope lead approximately 62,000 Union soldiers in the Second Battle of Bull Run. On the other side, the Confederates were lead by General Robert E. Lee. Despite having fewer men, the Confederates were ultimately victorious as a result of their superior military strategy and their understanding and use of the local terrain. The Second Battle of Bull Run was greatly impacted by both the resources of the both the Union and the Confederate troops, as well as by the local geography of the battle.
Between the enlarged Confederacy and the free Northern Territories was the border of the slave States of Delaware, Maryland, Kentucky and Missouri who remained loyal to the Union although they were sympathetic with the South. Both sides went to war with high hopes of a swift victory. In what 's up to material resources, the North had a clear advantage. 11 States inhabited by nine million people, including slaves, 23 States faced with a population of 22 million. The industrial superiority of the North was even higher than the demographic and provided abundant resources for the manufacture of weapons and ammunition, clothing and other accoutrements.
As you can see, the North and South both had lots of characteristics that were similar and different. Although the North and the South had more differences than similarities, they both had good facts. Transportation, geography, and the growth of their economy caused them to be different from each other. Discrimination against African Americans, reliance on cotton, and the growth of
One of the major torpedo squadron in Torpedo Squadron 8 launched off the USS Hornet on the morning of June 4, 1942, they were the first bombers to go up against the rather formidable Japanese Navy at Midway. The Battle of Midway ended on June 7, 1942 . Unfortunately for the Japanese ,U.S. intelligence broke the Japanese naval code. Which lead them to their success in winning the Battle of Midway . The advance machinery the U.S. used in the Battle of Midway also lead them to their success .
Regional difference did significantly increase between 1800 and 1848 in a couple of areas, mainly; economic difference due to different markets and focus on technological advancements, politically for each regions attempts to preserve their now differing economies, and socially in response to different markets and political views. The north and the south have always had different markets, the south has always been focused on agriculture, due to a better climate for growing, while the north hasn’t completely focused on industrial, though it 's always been more industrialized than the south. This became clear with the introduction of the factory to the north and the cotton gin to the south. The factory allowed the north to focus on making textile and clothing while the south provide them with the material, cotton that they were growing and harvesting quicker than before due to the cotton gin. The north also continued receiving road and railroads and embracing advancement in transport like steamboats, canals the telegraph, allowing them to transport goods and information quicker.
However, the most important reason is the Germany’s lack of strong allies isolating them and having significantly less military power compared to the Allies. Secondly, the Naval blockade brought homeland Germany to its knees as it restricted food stuff and economic growth. It is less important than the first, if the Central Powers were stronger and were better organized, they could have outlasted the Blockade and won the war. Lastly, the Eastern front consumed much more resources than necessary that could have otherwise been used to win the war in the West but is less important as the weak alliance was a pre-existing condition and the Naval Blockade had a negative effect of the Eastern Front. Ultimately, Central Power defeat was a mixture of their weakness and Allied
Facilitating legal border entry and exit crossings of people and goods while maintaining secure a border infrastructure is rife with challenges. First, there are the costs associated with highly secured borders. In the post 9/11 period over $100 billion dollars has been spent on securing the southwestern border of the United States, while there has not been another major terrorist attack on the US, there is little to show for the hardening of borders (Thurston, 2009). The US is still experiencing record high illegal immigration and drug trafficking while continuing to add more expensive military grade hardware and technology in an attempt to better secure the border. Additionally, there is the training and recruitment cost associated with