One of the major dividing lines between the North and South in the 19th century was economics. The most influential sector in the North was manufacturing, while in the South it was agriculture. In this episode, we’ll examine the development of the economic divide between the North and the South, and how their differing views of government involvement created tension throughout the country.
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