When did the Korean War take place?
The Korean War began in June 25, 1950 and
lasted till July 27, 1953.
The invasion on South Korea by North Korea
due to territory dispute and power created
the beginning of the war.
Who was involved?
This war was between North
and South Korea.
The United States and the
Soviet Union were involved
in the way of trying to keep
peace between them.
They were successful until
they left them alone with to
separate and different
The leaders of North and South
The Leaders that lead North and South Korea
– North- Kim IL Sung (communist)
– South- Syngman Rhee (capitalist)
Why did the Korean War begin?
The Korean peninsula was They succeeded and agreed
small and surrounded by that each got half of Korea.
larger land. When the divided it into two,
As an result they were they created North and
controlled a lot by South Korea.
neighbors. After awhile the U.S. and
China ruled Korea many S.U. backed out of Korea
times for over 1000 years. and left both sides to tend
Korea was sick of it all !! for there selves.
The United States and the The problem was that they
Soviet Union worked on had two different
freeing Korea from governments.
North Korea was a communist government
and South Korea was a democracy.
This wasn’t going to work.
They both wanted there governments to be
the dominating power.
North Korea attacked South Korea and the
Where did the war take place?
The Korean War took
place on the small
peninsula that once
Now it is North and
South Korea due to
territory differences and
How did it all come to an end?
North and South Korea
The war left both North and
South Korea in ruins.
The fighting stopped when
boarders were given and
Korea still remains divided
into North and South for
How many deaths?
A total of 36,576 U.S.
members died while serving
in the Korean War.
The number estimated for
the whole war 54,246.
There are many veterans'
that are still alive today and
they are honored each year
for what they did for there
North and South Korea’s
South Korea- North Korea-
– Republic – Democratic
– Capital (Seoul) – Capital (P’yongyang)
– Population – Population (23.5
What is Korea like today?
Korea today is about the size of Utah.
It is a split country and its people split
between two separate governments.
With there separate flags and there
meanings, to there impressive ideas that
they both have its amazing to see the peace
between them today.
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I used my grandfather as a source because he served in the Korean War.