What problems did the South have during the Civil War?

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What problems did the South have during the Civil War?

Poverty and poor relief, especially in times of acute food shortages, were major challenges facing Virginia and Confederate authorities during the American Civil War (1861–1865). At first, most Confederates were confident that hunger would not be a problem for their nation.

Q. What was one reason the South face severe economic problems during the Civil War?

Why did the Confederacy face severe economic problems during the Civil War? Since many of the men were out at work they didn’t have people to take care of the slaves and keep the farms running. Also, they couldn’t ship their cotton out to other countries because of blockades and other things.

Q. What was one cause of economic problems in the South after the war?

Rural agrarian poverty After the Civil War, sharecropping and tenant farming took the place of slavery and the plantation system in the South.

Q. What was a big economic problem in the South after the Civil War?

During Reconstruction, many small white farmers, thrown into poverty by the war, entered into cotton production, a major change from prewar days when they concentrated on growing food for their own families. Out of the conflicts on the plantations, new systems of labor slowly emerged to take the place of slavery.

Q. What was the economy of the south before and after the Civil War?

The Economy of the South After the Civil War Three reasons the economy of the South was not very strong before the Civil War 1. Profits were made because labor was unpaid. 2. limited major crops were planted: cotton, tobacco, and sugar. 3. Other industry was believed to be unneeded.

Q. What was the problem that the south had?

They could not produce enough to feed their slaves and make money. Some plantation owners enlisted themselves, and women were left to run the plantations. The women made a noble effort, but had insufficient resources to manage well. A second problem the South had was that the war was mostly fought on in the South.

Q. Why did the south lose the Civil War?

Many historians have become interested in this question and many reasons have been given on why the South lost the Civil War. Lack of manpower, shortages of supplies, and inferior leadership and government were the three main reasons on why the South was defeated in the Civil War.

Q. Why was the north and South conflict important?

This North and South conflict played a very important role in the Civil war as the two sides stood for starkly different moral and social ideals. It is important therefore to study the Civil war as a major conflict between the South and the North as has already been discussed above.

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