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1. WHICH SIDE DID THE UNITED STATES SUPPORT AND WHY? CHINA NATIONALIST BECAUSE THEY OPPOSED COMMUNISM KOREA SOUTH KOREA BECAUSE IT WAS DEMOCRATIC AND NORTH.

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1 1. WHICH SIDE DID THE UNITED STATES SUPPORT AND WHY? CHINA NATIONALIST BECAUSE THEY OPPOSED COMMUNISM KOREA SOUTH KOREA BECAUSE IT WAS DEMOCRATIC AND NORTH KOREA WAS COMMUNIST

2 2. WHAT DID THE UNITED STATES DO TO AFFECT THE OUTCOME OF THE WAR CHINA SENT THA NATIONALISTS BILLIONS OF DOLLARS IN MILITARY EQUIPMENT AND SUPPLIES TRIED TO NEGOTIATE AN END TO THE WAR KOREA PROVIDED NAVAL AND AIR SUPPORT SENT TROOPS WENT TO WAR

3 3. WHAT WAS THE OUTCOME OF THE WAR? CHINA THE COMMUNIST WON THE WAR, FORCING THE NATIONALIST TO FLEE TO TAIWAN KOREA STALEMATE KOREA REMAINED TWO NATIONS DIVIDED BY A DEMILITARIZED ZONE THE UNITED STATES LOST 54,000 AMERICAN LIVES AND SPENT $67 BILLION

4 4. HOW DID THE AMERICAN PUBLIC REACT TO THAT OUTCOME, AND WHY? CHINA WITH SHOCK, ANGER, AND FEAR AMERICANS COULDN’T BELIEVE THAT THE POLICY OF CONTAINMENT HAD FAILED AND DEMANDED EXPLANATIONS FROM THE GOVERNMENT KOREA WITH DISMAY THE HIGH COSTS OF THE UNSUCCESSFUL WAR LED AMERICANS TO REJECT THE DEMOCRATIC PARTY

5 MAO ZEDONG LED THE COMMUNIST PARTY IN CHINA HE WON PEASANT SUPPORT, AND HELPED TO TEACH THEM HOW TO READ AND WRITE BY 1945 CONTROLLED MUCH OF NORTHERN CHINA

6 CHIANG KAI-SHEK WAS THE LEADER OF THE CHINESE NATIONALIST PARTY HAD THE SUPPORT OF THE UNITED STATES BEGAN TO LOSE SUPPORT BECAUSE OF HIS POLICIES

7 TAIWAN (FORMOSA) ISLAND OF THE EASTERN COAST OF CHINA THAT THE NATIONALIST FLED TO AFTER THEIR DEFEAT THE UNITED STATES HELPED TO SET UP A GOVERNMENT ON THIS ISLAND CALLED “THE REPUBLIC OF CHINA”

8 38 TH PARALLEL AFTER WORLD WAR II JAPANESE TROOPS NORTH OF THE 38 TH PARALLEL SURRENDERED TO SOVIET FORCES AND JAPANESE FORCES SOUTH OF THE 38 TH PARALLEL SURRENDERED TO THE UNITED STATES IN 1948 “THE REPUBLIC OF KOREA” (SOUTH KOREA WAS ESTABLISHED THE DEMOCRATIC PEOPLE’S REPUBLIC OF KOREA (NORTH KOREA) WAS ESTABLISHED


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