How did the Union blockade of the southern coast affect the Confederacy? A.It forced the Confederacy to build new railroads. B.It contributed to shortages of weapons and food. C.It encouraged Europ

How did the Union blockade of the southern coast affect the Confederacy? A.It forced the Confederacy to build new railroads. B.It contributed to shortages of weapons and food. C.It encouraged Europ. How did the Union blockade of the southern coast affect the Confederacy? A.It forced the Confederacy to build new railroads. B.It contributed to shortages of weapons and food. C.It encouraged Europe to trade with the South. D.It halted all trade, leaving the South without supplies.

How did the Union blockade of the southern coast affect the Confederacy? A.It forced the Confederacy to build new railroads. B.It contributed to shortages of weapons and food. C.It encouraged Europ