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Social Studies - Communism and the Korean War
Transcript of Social Studies - Communism and the Korean War
THE KOREAN WAR
WHEN DID THE U.S. ENTER THE KOREAN WAR AND WHY?
WHAT FACTORS CONTRIBUTED TO START THE KOREAN WAR?
USSR VS USA
COMMUNISM VS CAPITALISM
AFTER WORLD WAR II
THE USSR HAD ALMOST ALL OF ASIA AS PARTNERS
KOREA WAS SPLIT IN HALF
KOREA WAS FREED FROM THE JAPANESE AND WAS
THE AND THE DIVIDED KOREA TO GIVE THEM TIME TO ORGANIZE THEMSELVES AND
THE USSR HAD NORTH KOREA AND THE USA HAD SOUTH KOREA.
THEY RULED TEMPORARILY.
THE USSR INFLUENCED NORTH KOREA INTO
THE USA INFLUENCED
SOUTH KOREA INTO
THE NAZI PARTY FELL
NORTH KOREA INTENDED TO UNITE THE COUNTRY TROUGH COMMUNISM
THE USSR CONTROLLED ALMOST ALL OF ASIA SO
COMMUNISM WAS GETTING STRONGER.
MAIN FACTORs OF THE WAR:
THEY ASKED THE USSR TO HELP THEM INVADE SOUTH KOREA
THE USSR WANTED
SO THEY AGREED
THEY TOOK ADVANTAGE OF THEIR
TO KEEP GROWING
THE UNITED NATIONS SAW THE INVASION OF SOUTH KOREA AS A THREAT TO THE FUTURE
THIS COULD BE THE FIRST STEP TO SOMETHING BIGGER
The Soviet Union and the United States divided Korea with the 38th parallel line, each with their troops on their side.
NORTH KOREA WAS MANIPULATED BY THE USSR WHILE THEY WERE STILL
COMMUNISM WAS GETTING
IN THIS DAY
WE CAN SAY THAT:
BIGGER AND BIGGER
UNITED NATIONS DIDN´T WANT TO LET THEM RULE THE WORLD
"TWO GIANTS FIGHTING IN A LAND OF DWARFS"
STRIFE: FIGHT, STRUGGLE, FIGHTING
EDGE: BORDER, RIM, BRINK
FORESAW : ANTICIPATE, FORECAST,
THUS: THEREBY, JUST LIKE THAT
STALEMATE: PARALYZATION, STANDSTILL, STAGNATION
President Harry S. Truman quickly committed American forces to a combined United Nations military effort to prevent the communist invasion
They named Gen. Douglas MacArthur
Fifteen other nations also sent troops under the U.N. command.
Commander of the U.N. forces.
Few days after the War broke out along the 38th parallel on June 25th, 1950.
THE UN CONDEMNED
THE INVASION AS A "BREACH OF THE PEACE''
APART FROM THAT
The decision to intervene in Korea grew out of the
The Soviet Union exploded an atomic bomb in 1949,
ENDING THE UNITED STATES MONOPOLY ON ATOMIC WEAPONS
Turkey and Greece
were falling into the
Greece fell into a civil war:
KKE ( Communist party of Greece)
DSE (Democratic Army of Greece)
Turkey was being influenced by the USSR.
TURKEY MAINTAINED A CLOSE RELATION WITH THE U.S.
THE USSR SAW TURKEY AS A WAY FOR EXPANDING THEIR DOMAINS TO OTHER COUNTRIES.
IN ORDER TO ACT TOWARD THE SOVIET MOVEMENTS THE U.S. MADE...
The Truman Doctrine
TRUMAN AIDED TURKEY AND GREECE BY GIVING THEM
TRUMAN ARGUED THAT IT WAS IMPORTANT TO HELP THEM BECAUSE...
$400,000,000 WORTH OF AID
Communist victory in Greek Civil War
The political stability of Turkey in danger
COMMUNISM WILL THREAT
"Undermine the foundations of international peace and hence the security of the United States."
EUROPE WAS IN A TERRIBLE STATE AFTER WW2
Marshall Plan nations were assisted greatly in their
In January 1947, U. S. President Harry Truman appointed George Marshall, the architect of victory during WWII, to be...
SECRETARY OF STATE AND TO BEING IN CHARGE OF HELPING EUROPE TO RECOVER.
From 1948 through 1952 European economies grew at an unprecedented rate.
INCREASED SENSE OF INSECURITY
Underwent a revolution that brought Mao Zedong and his
led by Chiang Kai-Shek, they had to
to the island of Formosa (Taiwan)
Harry Truman was
Communist party into power.
signed a treaty
They criticized him for
Truman and his advisers found themselves under
not to appear
increased domestic pressure
not providing enough aid to the Chinese nationalists.
HE HAD "LOST" CHINA
When South Korea was invaded
saw it as an
expand the sphere of communism
CHINA AND THE SOVIET UNION
FOR THIS DAY WE CAN SAY:
MAP SHOWING THAT ASIA WAS FALLING INTO COMMUNISM
IN THE MAP WE CAN SEE THAT COMMUNISM
IS SPREADING VERY QUICKLY IN ASIA!!!
THE US FOUND ITSELF IN A TOUGH SPO
INCREASING COMMUNIST THREAT IN EUROPE AND ASIA
IT HAD TO PROVE TO IT'S PEOPLE THAT COMMUNIST WAS A SERIOUS MATTER FOR THEM
IN CONCLUSION, US GOT INVOLVED IN THE
IF THEY DIDN'T DO ANYTHING.
COMMUNISM COULD SPREAD
a.to call, to summon (formal meeting)
E.g.: We are in a hurry. We have to convene the king
immediately to decide what is best for the kingdom.
b.to order to appear before a court of law, judge,
E.g.: The judge convened our father because he ought
to pay for his ticket.
2.Morale: to have confidence on someone or something
E.g.: I have morale that everyone will do their respective
assignments in no time.
a.the act of entrenching or state of being entrenched
b.a position protected by trenches
c.one of a series of deep trenches constructed as a shelter from gunfire
The entrenchments were so dirty that people died because of several infections in their wounds.
3.Summarize: to make or be a summary of; express concisely.
E.g.: You have to summarize the paragraphs
before you start to answer the questions.
Direction and mileage
Australia 5180 miles
Belgium 5422 miles
Canada 6540 miles
Colombia 9230 miles
Ethiopia 5649 miles
France 5550 miles
Greece 7120 miles
Luxembourg 5430 miles
Netherlands 5331 miles
New Zealand 5961 miles
Philippines 1630 miles
Republic of Korea 121 miles
South Africa 8517 miles
Thailand 2175 miles
Turkey 4825 miles
United Kingdom 5517 miles
United Nations 6883 miles
United States 5968 miles
HOW MANY COUNTRIES WERE INVOLVED
2.Republic of Korea
+Democratic People's Republic of
Korea, People's Republic of China,
Soviet Union and United Nations.
How many different countries were involved in the Korean War?
The difference between Democracy and Communism.
What are the economic differences between communism and democracy?
Communism consists of equality but doesn't really allow anyone to be free because they share everything. Democracy is more fair in the light that they give more to the people who deserve more.
Democracy is a political system of governance
people or by the elected representatives
what you want and/or need,
Communism is a socio-economic system that is established by classes, especially the lower ones.
private things cannot be owned
because communism states that
to be equal for everybody.
Effort and possibilities
EVERYTHING HAS TO BE EQUAL FOR EVERYONE