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  • 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
  • KOREAN WARVIETNAM WAR