Invasion of the NorthEdit
- John C. Calhoun swiftly reacted to the seccession of the northern states.
- He ordered an invasion of the North, but did not declare war as he did not want to legitimize their claim as a sovereign nation.
- The Union armies would win a seris of victories in the north, defeating northern armies in Maryland, New York, and Ohio.
- Union armies would begin to crumble, the south was not prepared for the war at all.
- The north's larger population and stronger industry would turn the war in their favor.
- Due to a lack of supplies coming from the south, the Union would begin to suffer defeats in the Civil War.
- The north was able to amass larger armies, and equip them better than the Union could.
- The north sent an army south to take the fighting to the enemy.
- The army marched down to Washington D.C., and laid siege to the city before running the Union out.
- John C. Calhoun would escape the city, and move the U.S. capital to Richmond, Virginia.
- Union armies would fight hard for their land, but the north's superior numbers and equipment would result in their defeat.
- The U.S. petitioned European powers to aid them in the Civil War, but they did not want to get involved. They knew that victory was ensured for the north.
End of the WarEdit
- The last of the Union armies would be defeated in the deep south, and Richmond was captured by the north in 1835.
- John C. Calhoun was deposed from the Presidency, and an election was held to determine the new President of the United States.
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