The Cold War in Asia

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The Cold War in Asia

  1. 1. The Cold War in Asia
  2. 2. . ORIGINS OF THE COLD WAR Cold War - a definition The Situation in Europe: – “Iron Curtain”, Soviet Satilites” Cooperation and Security? NATO, Warsaw Pact, United Nations Containment: Truman Doctrine; Marshall Plan; Berlin Airlift The Situation in Asia : Communism in China; Division of Korea                             
  3. 3. THE KOREAN CONFLICT . 38 th Parallel June 25 th 1950 North Korean Communists invade South Korea                             
  4. 4. June 27 th 1950 Council sends 52,000 troops to support the South . UN SECURITY COUNCIL                             
  5. 5. How was Korea divided after WW II? What caused war in Korea? US response? Conflict between Macarthur and Truman :Causes and Results
  6. 7. Congress: Legislates Programs Judicial Branch: Determines Constitutionality Executive Branch Suggests Legislation                             
  7. 8. MacArthur (Five Star General) Wants all out war with China A-bomb . Truman (President) Wants a limited war in Asia VS.                             
  8. 9. The War in Korea – 1950-1953 North South
  9. 10. . JULY 1953 Armistace signed… Communism contained without nuclear weapons !!                             
  10. 11. . CHINA                             
  11. 12. Revolution
  12. 13. ?
  13. 14. THE LONG MARCH
  14. 15. Mao Zedong
  15. 16. Revolution
  16. 17. . C HINA BECOMES C OMMUNIST 1949 Moa Zedong leads a communist Revolution by seizing property from wealthy landowners and redistributing to the peasants                             
  17. 19. 1956 1968 Cracks in the Wall
  18. 20. Hungary, 1956
  19. 21. 1956 Case Study: Hungary
  20. 22. Khrushchev and "Destalinization"

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