Unit 6 history 4 ppt

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Unit 6 history 4 ppt

  1. 1. domino theory38th parallel • Korea was divided after WWII at the 38th parallel • 1954 – Vietnam was divided into North & SouthPresident Truman • North = Communist; South = Democratic North = Communist; South = DemocraticUnited Nations (UN) • 1950 – North Korea invades South Korea • US supports South Vietnam in an effort to containGeneral MacArthur • President Truman sends US troops to help the south, communism1950 - 1953 along with UN troops led by General MacArthur • 1965 – US bombs North Vietnamstalemate • China attacks UN forces, making them retreat • Over 500,000 US troops fought in the war; •1953 – war ends in a stalemate close to 50,000 died1965 - 1973 •Korean peninsula still remains divided today • In 1973, after years of protest against the war,cease-fire agreement the US withdraws troops from Vietnam1975 • the war ended in a cease-fire agreementSocialist Republic of • 1975 – North Vietnam takes over South VietnamVietnam and the country is united under communist rule asdemilitarized zone the Socialist Republic of Vietnam Domino Theory will understand will analyze
  2. 2. KOREAN WARVIETNAM WAR

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