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1 CHINA AND KOREA Spread of Communism

2 Korea Taiwan

3 Chiang Kai-shek Mao Zedong CHINA

4 Chiang Kai-shek Mao Zedong Nationalists S. & E China Support of US Failing economy Inefficient Communists N. China Support of Soviets Support of peasants CHINA

5 Civil War Civil war after WWII US favored the Nationalists US as peacekeeper  But didn’t negotiate peace US sent 2 billion in aid

6 Runnnn!

7 Taiwan

8 May 1949 China Nationalists fled to Taiwan …20 years later Communists took over all of China People’s Republic of China US refused to accept them

9 Korean War

10 Brief Background Japan annexed Korea in 1910 In 1945 Japan surrendered to US and Soviet Union And this created…

11 38 th Parallel Two nations developed One communist One democratic

12 North Korea South Korea Communist Kim Il Sung Capital: Pyongyang 1948 Democratic Syngman Rhee Capital: Seoul Two Korea’s


14 Soviets provided…

15 Korean War June 25, 1950 Surprise attack by N. Korea S. Korea appealed to United Nations June 27 US troops committed to help  Under General Douglas MacArthur


17 Clash Gen. MacArthur is fired by Truman over China m/topics/korean- war/videos/truman- sacks-general- macarthur

18 Sept. 1950Sept-Oct Nov Jan. 1951

19 Cease Fire June 23, 1951 by Soviets Signed July th parallel & demilitarized zone

20 N-WAR/VIDEOS Life in the 50’s


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