The geography of the South favored the defender over the attacker. In particular most of the rivers in the south run east to west. Thus as Union forces attempted to move south they had to cross all the rivers and the Confederates could defend them. Also, the fact that th…
Answer The 11 states which were full-fledged members of the Confederacy were Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas and Virginia. The famous "Stars and Bars" flag of the CSA had 13 stars, because both Missouri and Kentucky had …
A much larger population from which to raise armies, a vastly larger industrial capacity with which to supply those armies, several times the amount of railroad mileage upon which to transport those armies and supplies to the battle fronts and incredibly more money with which to pay for …
Both Britain and France were already indirectly supporting the Confederate cause by freely supplying arms, materials and even ship building.... as they both were also selling same to the Union to the first and highest bidders. Many of the European countries found this to be a profitable enterprise m…
The following is a far reaching and nuanced discussion of
particulars, that includes economic, political and military
considerations. Numerous theories have been advanced on this
subject for just shy of 150 years, often focused on the centrality
of either the impossibility of Southern victory due to…
If the Confederacy had won their independence from the US, today it
would strongly resemble a miniature USA. The main reason for that
is that the South was populated by intelligent Americans.
Due to the pressures of needing a free market economy to thrive,
they would have taken the advice of Adam S…
The South was defending their homelands and so they had knowledge
of the terrain, and had the motive to actively fight for their
homeland. Said in another way, one large advantage was that the
South did not have to capture the Union. To win, the only needed to
simply quit the war and let the South b…
Jefferson Davis was the president of the Confederate States of
America. Davis' cabinet members included Benjamin Judah, Alexander
Stephens, James Mallory, Robert Toombs, and Robert Turner, among
Just like their Northern counterparts, Southern soldiers spent most
of their time while in camp fighting boredom. If they weren't
drilling, they were usually doing chores, on picket duty, getting
inspected, writing letters, reading old letters, mending uniforms
and cleaning weapons, singing, playing…
The Confederacy There were 11 states that formally seceded from the
Union and joined the Confederate States of America. Seven states
had seceded by February 1861:
South Carolina (December 20, 1860)
Mississippi (January 9, 1861)
Florida (January 10, 1861)
Alabama (January 11, 1861)
Strong, but it was based on the of cotton export to Europe and the Union blockade quickly eliminated that rvenue source.
The top four Southern crops were Rice, cotton, indigo, and sugar.
To help transport troups and goods.
Besides travel by in-land waterways, the railroad provided a means to move troops and supplies across the Southern states.Mississippi had two railroad lines that ran north-south. One ran from New Orleans,LA, through Jackson, and Grenada(a Confederate traini…
lol are you taking pelkey's history class?Question 1 I and most people think that the Civil War was inevitable because the South's way of life was different from the North. The south was based off farming and supplying the world with cotton for clothes and cotton gin. The farmers would buy more land…
Montgomery, Alabama - February 4, 1861�May 29, 1861.Richmond, Virginia - May 29, 1861�April 9, 1865.Richmond, Virginia.
Jefferson Davis (June 3, 1808 - December 6, 1889) was the
only president of the Confederate States of America. He was
appointed provisional president on February 9, 1861, and elected to
the presidency on November 6, 1861. He did not serve out his full
6-year term because the government was disbanded…
It would probably be worth a few dollars to a collector who cannot get one of the 4 genuine Confederate half dollars which are valued in the hundreds of thousands, the 500 official "restrikes" made on previously struck US half dollars valued in the 5-10,000 range, or the 500 "Scott Tokens" which us…
Montgomery Alabama was named the original capital of the
Confederacy in February of 1861. The city was limited in its size
and the influx of politicians, journalists, government officials
and soldiers soon overwhelmed the cities limited resources. By May
of that same year many individuals began to r…
Strong military traditions
They were fighting on home ground
Skilled with guns & horses
After Abraham Lincoln was elected, the South was enraged. They thought that Abraham Lincoln would end slavery, something that was heavily done in the South. That is why they formed the Confederate States of America.
No. The southern states were re-admitted to the Union after the Civil War.
I believe the southern states were never considered outside of the union by the US.
Breaking any union intended to be a permanent commitment would not be something to be taken lightly, or something to be done because of only a few issues where all parties don't see eye to eye. Or because one party may get benefits for now, as things have a tenedency to balance over ti…
yes yes yes because i said so
It would probaly be segragated.
In November 1889, Jefferson Davis traveled to Brierfield Plantatain to resolve some family business. As he traveled to the plantation, Davis was exposed to cold-rain in New Orleans. The rain caused Davis to develop a case of bronchitis and a severe cold, which was further complicated by Malaria. Je…
Political upheaval made the American colonies want to revolutionize and leave Britain.
Eleven members of the Confederacy The 11 members of the Confederate States of America were: South Carolina, North Carolina, Virginia, Georgia, Tennessee, Alabama, Florida, Mississippi, Louisiana, Texas, and Arkansas. But, in alphabetical order it'sAlabamaArkansasFloridaGeorgiaLouisianaMississippiNo…
Very few, but they did have difficulty finding a top notch General to lead thier forces.
The South was able to procure war material in exchange for cotton through several means, including running blockade runners to the Port of Nassau in the Bahamas and St. George in Bermuda where warehouses were erected for such purposes by Southern and British private businessmen. In addition Texas co…
Central point of supply with shorter supply lines. Some of the best officers of the US Army had resigned to join the Confederates.Traditional advantage in cavalry - most young Southerners could ride and shootOfficer class - the army was a more natural choice of career for sons of rural landowners th…
it is Washington s.c.
Richmond, Virgina. However when the Confederacy was first created,
Montgomery, Alabama, became the capitol on February 4th, 1861.
However, Virginia Joined the Confederacy, and the capitol was moved
to Richmond on May 23rd, 1861, where it remained until it came
under Federal control, at which point t…
The Commerce Compromise allows the federal government to tax
imports but not exports. It was born when Southerners and
Northerners were feuding over the government's tariffs. This
allowed tipping control of the federal legislature to the southern
America would be divded up into 2 countries, the North and South,
or possibly 3, North, South and West. "Southern North America" may
still have some form of legal slavery today or if not, blacks would
be 2nd class citizens.
The last nation to abolish slavery was Brazil late in the 19th
The only state that declared their secession in 1860 was South
Carolina on 20 December 1860. Six other states declared secession
between then and Lincoln's inauguration on 4 March 1861. When the
Civil War began at Fort Sumter on 12 April 1861 four additional
states opted to secede.
The Commerce Compromise is essentially the sharing of control over taxation and regulation of commerce between the states and the central government.
The 1864 and 1863 Confederate 20 dollar notes are currently worth little more than a few gallons of gasoline. On average at an honest dealers shop you will find most bills to be priced at arount 15-20 USD. In some locations however you will find these particular notes to cost 100-200 USD, depending …
Richmond, Virginia was the Confederate capital during the Civil War.
They wanted to keep the war going as long as possible and the North wanted to make it very short.
First off your question is not stated properly; the South did secede successfully from the Union, though they were never recognized as an independent country by other European countries.
But answer to was it "right" for them to secede is the same answer you get when asking if it was "right" f…
It ruled that Dred Scott who was a freed slaved was no more than property and that no slave has any rights.
The original confederate flag wasn't painted. It was manufactured out of bunting cloth just as flags are today, by the Charleston Clothing Depot. The flag which flew over the siege of Atlanta can be seen today in the Confederate Memorial Hall in Knoxville Tennessee.
Delaware on December 7, 1787 became the first state in the union.
1. Most of the factories manufacturing products during the Civil War were located in the North. Because the North attracted immigrants from Europe, wages there were relatively low and factories could hire multitudes of laborers without as much cost, thereby increasing factory efficiency. (Immigrants…
The single greatest problem the Confederacy faced was its lack of manufacturing ability. In 1860, the eleven states of what became the CSA produced only $160 million in manufactured goods. Of these goods, the most important were flour, lumber, processed tobacco, cotton goods, and such commodities as…
Bigger population to recruit armies from.Modern industry to manufacture war-supplies.A President of exceptional political talent.
Richmond, VA was the capitol of the Confederate States and Jefferson Davis was its President.
Bigger population from which to recruit armies.Industrial resources to manufacture war supplies.Skilled immigrants still arriving from Europe.Big advantage in artillery, including the new rifle-barrelled weapons.Exceptionally talented President.
The Confederate States of America was a name created by Southern
states after they seceded. The CSA began to take over Union forts
and after Fort Sumter, the civil war broke out.
The Condeferate States were a group of states that seceded from The
United States in the 1800's. These states are also k…
The first Jewish American to hold a position in the president's
cabinet is Juda P. Benjamn of the Confederate States of America
1861-1865. He served a the Secretary of State.
Prior to that he had been the Attorney General and Secretary of War
in Jefferson Davis' cabinet. He was among the few cabine…
There were 11 states that stayed in the Confederacy.
There were 11 Confederate States. They were: Texas, Florida, South Carolina, North Carolina, Georgia, Alabama, Mississippi, Louisiana, Arkansas, Tennessee, and Virginia. Read more: http://wiki.answers.com/Q/Which_states_fought_for_the_south_in_the_civil_war#ixzz1CHfnRqN9
As per above, they were South Carolina, Florida, Mississippi,
Alabama, Georgia, Louisiana, and Texas.
Jefferson Davis was the President of the Confederate States of
America throughout the war. He was first named the provisional
Confederate president, then he was elected by the Confederate
Congress to a six year term as president.
Industry. The North had plenty of manufacturing and industrial capacity; the South had had little before the war.
And railroads; the North had far more mileage of train track than the South did.
The Commerce Compromise was an agreement between the Northern and
Southern states in regards to slavery. It was proposed by the
Because the articles of confederation was the first constitution of the United States of Americaneed a little more detail.
Cabinet members are appointed by the President; with Senate
The first four cabinet members under President Washington were Attorney-General Edmond Randolph; Secretary of State Thomas Jefferson; Secretary of War Henry Knox; Postmaster-General Samuel Osgood; Secretary of Treasury Alexander Hamilton
Jefferson Davis was a military officer who was best known for being the leader of the Confederacy during the Civil War; he was also the president of the Confederacy.
The Mississippi River
The USA had laws against slavery, while the majority of the population (and politicians) made their money from it.Staying in the Union would have ensured economic collapse, or at least a large loss in economic power, for a fairly long period. Hence they left.
South America is a continent. There are several Countries in South America.
Jefferson Davis John Tyler, the tenth president of the United States was the first and only former US president to serve as an official in the Confederate States government. He was a congressman in the Confederate House of Representatives.
Virginia-Georgia Virginia, North Carolina- South Any state under those- Deep South (Florida, and Texas disputed from categories.)Nebraska Iowa
Jamestown was founded in Virgina by John Smith and his crew in 1607.
colonel sanders was the man who created KFC the food joint
Montgomery, Alabama served as the first capital of the Confederate States of America, from February 4, 1861 to May 21, 1861, when the capital was moved to Richmond, Virginia. Finally after the fall of Richmond, The government moved to Danville, VirginiaThe seat of government for the Confederacy was …
Rebublic of Cyprus.
Richmond was the capital of the Confederate States of America during the Civil War.
The 11 states that formed the Confederate States (the South) in the US Civil War were : AlabamaArkansasFloridaGeorgiaLouisianaMississippiNorth CarolinaSouth CarolinaTennesseeTexasVirginia (see related question)
The Confederate army's strengths lay largely for the cause they
fought for. They wanted to be independent from the US. They knew if
they failed to achieve this goal, the South would be ruined because
of the war. Also, a good number of fine generals were West Point
graduates. So were the generals in …
They worshiped a god of nature that would punish them or praise them
The capital of the US. during the Civil War remained Washington DC, just as it was during the outset of the war. However, Abraham Lincoln had to declare martial law in Maryland to prevent the state from seceding and joining the Confederacy. That would have left his capital surrounded by hostile terr…
The precise number of soldiers who served for the Confederacy is
unknown, however, the estimate is between 750,000 to 1,000,000. The
Confederate States of America lasted from 1861 to 1865.
Georgia An internet search has shown Louisville Kentucky as the gateway to the south. A related link is posted below. Answer Louisville, Kentucky and Richmond Virginia are typically viewed as "Gateway to the South" cities.Some people however view Kentucky as a Midwestern state, and Virginia as a…
Because so many of the best officers in the pre-war U.S. Army were Southerners.
Lack of material resources, transportation, industrial capability, and population plus a weak central government needed to win the war.
Yes...The Confederate States of America was conquered militarily by the US and forced to accept defeat.
If the serial number of the Alabama note is 834 then it's worthless
and is only a replica. Millions of replica Confederate bills have
been given away as promotions and sold in gift shops. Problem is,
up till the 1970s it wasn't required that replicas have the word
copy prominently displayed anywhere…
The Mississippi river
A confederate, if you are referring to 1860's America, was typically a southerner who felt their rights were being violated by an oppressive industrial north and decided to fight back. They were part of a short lived country called the Confederate States of America and they fought the Union in an at…
They succeeded in protest of the election of Abraham Lincoln in
1860 because he was an abolitionist (anti-slavery) and they where
afraid he would abolish (get ride of) slavery in all states. A:
Lincoln was not an abolitionist he just wanted to preserve the
Actually in 1860-1861 eleven Southe…
You need to have it checked to see if it's genuine. Confederate currency was widely copied and counterfeited.
Two strategies of the Confederates, or the South, were to be
defensive unless the Union, or the North, gave the opportunity to
attack and advance. Another tactic the South used was guerrilla
warfare. The same tactics used in more modern wars was used by the
South. The South knew that a head on confr…
There were eleven states that seceded by state laws enacted by
their legislatures. These were:
LegislatureArticles: Unicameral, called Congress Constitution: Bicameral, called Congress, divided into the House of Representatives and the SenateMembers of CongressArticles: Between two and seven members per state Constitution: Two Senators per state, Representatives apportioned according to popul…
The Confederates (south) wore gray and a color called Butternut,
and the Union (north) wore a blue-gray more blue then gray type of
In order by date, it was:
The main southern strategy was to defeat the attacking Union forces and force the northern states to negotiate. Later in the war, a slightly altered strategy was to take a major northern city (Washington, Baltimore, or even Philadelphia) to force the north to negotiate terms favorable to the south.…
The five slave states that did not secede from the U.S. were called "border states." These states are West Virginia, Missouri, Kentucky, Maryland and Delaware.
The first and only person to serve as President of the Confederate States of America was Jefferson Davis, 1808 - 1889. The first and only person to serve as Vice President of the Confederate States of America was Alexander Hamilton Stephens, 1812 - 1883.Jefferson Davis was the only President of the…
Officially, 11 states. Alabama, North and South Carolina, Georgia,
Virginia, Mississippi, Florida, Texas, Louisiana, Arkansas and
However, two states, Kentucky and Missouri, had Confederate
sympathizers who tried to secede and failed; each had a separate
Confederate government set up, b…