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Social Studies - Communism and the Korean War

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Transcript of Social Studies - Communism and the Korean War

COMMUNISM AND

THE KOREAN WAR

DAY 2
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.
POLITICALLY UNSTABLE.
USSR
USA
THEY RULED TEMPORARILY.
THE USSR INFLUENCED NORTH KOREA INTO
DAY 1
THE USA INFLUENCED
SOUTH KOREA INTO
DEMOCRACY
COMMUNISM
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
POLITICAL INESATABILITY
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
38TH PARALLEL:

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

AND THE





IN THIS DAY
WE CAN SAY THAT:
UNSTABLE AND
VULNERABLE.
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

VOCABULARY WORDS:
WHEN?
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.
WHY?
THE UN CONDEMNED
THE INVASION AS A "BREACH OF THE PEACE''
APART FROM THAT
The decision to intervene in Korea grew out of the


that characterized
TENSE ATMOSPHERE
Cold War
politics
The Soviet Union exploded an atomic bomb in 1949,
ENDING THE UNITED STATES MONOPOLY ON ATOMIC WEAPONS
In Europe:
Turkey and Greece
were falling into the
SOVIET EMPIRE
Greece fell into a civil war:
KKE ( Communist party of Greece)
VS
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...
Marshall Plan
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
Results
Marshall Plan nations were assisted greatly in their

MARSHALL PLAN?
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.
ECONOMIC
RECOVERY
IN ASIA:
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
by Republicans

Communist party into power.
China
Mao
signed a treaty
with the
Soviets
in 1950
RETREAT
NATIONALISTS
They criticized him for
Truman and his advisers found themselves under



not to appear
increased domestic pressure
"soft" on
communism abroad.
not providing enough aid to the Chinese nationalists.
HE HAD "LOST" CHINA
criticized
SOVIET IMPROVING
SO THEREFORE...
When South Korea was invaded
....
Truman

saw it as an
opportunity
to show
Also,

TRUMAN FEARED
intended to
expand the sphere of communism
throughout Asia.
CHINA AND THE SOVIET UNION
ANTICOMMUNIST ACTIONS
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!!!

TRUMAN WAS
PRESSURED
BY THE





THE US FOUND ITSELF IN A TOUGH SPO
T
INCREASING COMMUNIST THREAT IN EUROPE AND ASIA
IT HAD TO PROVE TO IT'S PEOPLE THAT COMMUNIST WAS A SERIOUS MATTER FOR THEM
AND THAT
...
IN CONCLUSION, US GOT INVOLVED IN THE
KOREAN WAR
BECAUSE
...



IF THEY DIDN'T DO ANYTHING.
EVEN MORE

COMMUNISM COULD SPREAD


1.Convene:
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,
tribunal, etc
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.

Vocabulary
4.Entrenchments:
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

E.g.:
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
1.Australia
2.Republic of Korea
3.South Africa
4.Thailand
5.United States
6.Belgium
7.Canada
8.Colombia
+Democratic People's Republic of
Korea, People's Republic of China,
Soviet Union and United Nations.

VOCABULARY
DAY 3:
How many different countries were involved in the Korean War?

9.Ethiopia
10.France
11.Greece
12.Luxembourg
13.Netherlands
14.New Zealand
15.United Kingdom
16.Philippines
17. Turkey
The difference between Democracy and Communism.

Day 4:
Day 5
What are the economic differences between communism and democracy?
Economic Differences
Conclusion
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
Democracy is a political system of governance
carried out
by the
people or by the elected representatives
.

In democracy,
you own
what you want and/or need,
depending
on your
COMMUNISM

Communism is a socio-economic system that is established by classes, especially the lower ones.

In communism,
private things cannot be owned
,
because communism states that
everything has
to be equal for everybody.
DIFFERENCES
Effort and possibilities
EVERYTHING HAS TO BE EQUAL FOR EVERYONE
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