Union forces started a blockade of Southern ports in order to stop the exporting of cotton and prevent the imports of materials to help the South. The idea of blockading was formed after the attack on Fort Sumter. This was all a small part of the Anaconda Plan.
The Mississippi River was a very important river for transporting goods. It was essential for the South's way of life. That means that the North had to take it. This was another part of the Anaconda Plan.
Civil War - Anaconda Plan - Reading and Questions with Key - this 4 page Civil War resource contains a 2 page reading and set of questions related to the Anaconda Plan of Winfield Scott during the Civil War. The 2 page reading contains information about the goals, objectives and outcome of the Anaconda Plan and the impact it would have had on the overall Civil War.
Political Cartoon Analysis Activity: Civil War Anaconda Plan
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Civil War print - General Winfield Scott - The Anaconda Plan
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