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What were the advantages the North enjoyed over the South at the start of the US Civil War?

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August 22, 2011 9:57AM

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.


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