What were the 3 parts of the Confederates plan?

What were the 3 parts of the Confederates plan?

Based on this strategic environment, General Winfield Scott developed an initial plan which consisted of three steps: 1) the blockade of the Southern seaports; 2) the control of the Mississippi River; and 3) the capture of Richmond, Virginia, the capital of the Confederacy.

What was the South’s war strategy?

The strategy of the Civil War for the Confederacy (the South) was to outlast the political will of the United States (the North) to continue the fighting the war by demonstrating that the war would be long and costly.

What did the Confederacy have a big plan for?

The Confederacy didn’t have to have a big plan. A lot of little small plans would work if they could just get enough states to secede. The plan was simple (okay, not so simple), they wanted Independence and all that went with it, including International recognition and national sovereignty.

Why was expansion a priority for the Confederacy?

Winning the war was clearly a higher priority for the Confederacy than conquering Latin America, but growth was certainly on the post-war agenda. The Confederate constitution included the right to expand, and Confederacy president Jefferson Davis filled his cabinet with men who thought similarly.

Where did the Confederates go after the Civil War?

When the South lost the war, Maury refused to abandon his plans. He helped up to 20,000 ex-rebels flee to Brazil, where they established the Confederate colonies of New Texas and Americana.

What was the plan of the Great Calhoun?

The “Plan” was to simply divorce the slave states from the free states. North of the Ohio would become the new United States and South of that river would be the new Confederate States. No war, no bloodshed. This plan was devised by the great Calhoun and announced in his final speech to Congress in 1850.