Civil War Data Questions
Looking at the graphs on population and troops, why do you think Union states were able to raise a much larger army than the Confederacy? Answer: The Union states were able to raise a larger army than the Confederacy because the union states population was larger than the Confederacy.
List at least two ways in which the Union’s large population gave it an advantage in the Civil War. Answer: 1.The Union states larger population allowed them to have a bigger army than the Confederacy, which was a great advantage.2.Another advantage in having a larger population during the civil war is if they ever needed more help they could ask for more.
How many people died in the Civil War? More than half of those deaths did not occur on the battlefields. What do you think caused the majority of soldiers’ deaths? Answer: Over 600,000 people died in the civil war. What caused majority of soldiers deaths were starvation and open wound infections, or dying while fighting.
The North won the Civil War, even though it lost over 100,000 more soldiers than the South. How can you explain this? Answer: The North won the civil war even though they had more casualties then then the South because the South had a trained art general and war tactics that worked better than the North.
Of the factors represented in the 8 bar graphs, which three do you think were the most important factors leading to the North's eventual victory? Explain. Answer: I think that the population graph, the money graph, and the industrial production graph because the North had more soldiers to fight even though they weren't as well trained, also they had more money than the South so that improved they're load outs and least but not least the North had a lot more industrial production manufacturing shops to build more guns and ammunition.
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