2. Economic and Social differences between
the North and the South.
In the South the land was much more fertile than
in the North and they lived mainly of
agriculture: plantation of cotton and tobacco,
and they used lots of African slaves to work on
In the other side, in the North, as the lands were
poor, they became more industrialized and
this difference became also economic because
there was more commercialization and trade.
The North was developing focusing on city life,
while the South continued to hold onto an
antiquate society and based on the plantation