America 1789 -1900


How did the ban on cotton fail in 1861?

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Lucile Stehr

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Hello Lucile, one of the reasons the ban on cotton failed in 1861 was due to North being supported by incoming cotton from Europe. Whom originally suffered from the souths ban, however sought resupply of cotton from the East Indies and Egypt.

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