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Much smaler population from which to recruit armies.

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Q: What was a disadvantage the south had during the civil war?
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One disadvantage for both the north and the south during the civil war?

The north had very little knowledge of the south's land. The south had an extremely poor economy.


How did the difference between the north and south economy during the war place the south at a disadvantage during the war?

All they needed was happiness to settle the war. There was no disadvantage.


What was king of the south during civil war times?

Cotton was often called the King of the South during the Civil War.


What was the agricultural status of the southern states during the Civil War?

The agricultural status of the Southern states was extremely high. Over 80% of the South's economy came from agriculture. Whilst industrially, it was in the dumps, while the North's industrial economy was boosting. That was a huge disadvantage for the South during the civil war.


What were soldiers of the south called during the civil war?

They were called Rebels during the Civil War


During the civil war What were the south soldiers called?

They were called Rebels during the Civil War


What was a disadvantage for the South in fighting the Civil War?

Not a very big army- most of the population was slaves


What did the SOUTH have?

During the US Civil War, the South had a number of disadvantages. Among all its problems, perhaps the biggest disadvantage was a small population which affected the number of troops the South could place on the field of battle.


Did England help the south in the civil war?

I don't believe England helped the South during the Civil War.


What did they farm in the South during the civil war?

The Southerners farmed COTTON, the Civil War.


Who lead the South into the Civil War?

Jefferson Davis was the President of the Confederate States of America. ______________ But he did not lead the south into the Civil War he led them DURING the civil war.


What did people in the south do for living during the civil war?

At the time of the Civil War, the majority of people in the south (and the midwest) were farmers.