Why did the North win the civil war

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  • Why did the North win the civil war
    • Supremacy of Number
      • North had 2 million soldiers
      • Soth had 75,000 soldiers
    • Industrial Supremacy
      • 6X as many factories
      • 10X industrial capacity
      • 2X more railway mileage
      • Had 80% of US wheat and oat production
    • Naval Supremecy
      • 90 ships when war broke out and a large merchant navy which the south did not have
    • Division in South
      • Delaware- Economic ties with North
      • Kentucky- deeply divided but Lincoln's patience won
      • Maryland- Union soldiers attack and with tough tactics secure it
      • Missouri- Strong unionist support ensured it not to fall into confederate hands


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