Korean War


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  • no China did NOT ruled over Korea ! Japan did only for 4 years. And we got independance I am a Korean myself so I know that.
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Korean War

  1. 1. Korean War By: Sara Nead
  2. 2. 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.
  3. 3. 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 governments. (BAD)
  4. 4. The leaders of North and South Korea!!  The Leaders that lead North and South Korea separately were: – North- Kim IL Sung (communist) – South- Syngman Rhee (capitalist)
  5. 5. 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. Japanese power.
  6. 6. Continued!!  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 war began.
  7. 7. Where did the war take place?  The Korean War took place on the small peninsula that once was Korea.  Now it is North and South Korea due to territory differences and power.
  8. 8. How did it all come to an end?  North and South Korea became independent countries.  The war left both North and South Korea in ruins.  The fighting stopped when boarders were given and divided.  Korea still remains divided into North and South for MANY years.
  9. 9. 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 country.
  10. 10. North and South Korea’s differences.  South Korea-  North Korea- – Republic – Democratic – Capital (Seoul) – Capital (P’yongyang) – Population – Population (23.5 (48,379,392) million)
  11. 11. 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.
  12. 12. Sources  quot;Korean War.quot; Naval History and Heritage Command. 22 May 2009 <http://www.history.navy.mil/photos/events/kowar/kowar.htm>.  quot;The Korean War: Causes.quot; American History and World History From Historycenetral.com- History's Home on the Web. 22 May 2009 http://www.historycentral.com/korea/causes.html  Buzzle Web Portal: Intelligent Life on the Web. 22 May 2009 <http://www.buzzle.com/articles/causes-and-effects-of-korean-war.html>.  quot;Learn Korean - Causes of the Korean War.quot; Learn Korean - Free Online Korean Lessons and Education on Korean Culture. 22 May 2009 <http://www.learnkoreanlanguage.com/causes-of-the-korean-war.html>.  quot;HowStuffWorks quot;Korean War - Resultsquot;quot; HowStuffWorks - Learn How Everything Works! 22 May 2009 <http://www.history.howstuffworks.com/korean-war/korean-war7.htm>.  quot;Korean war - Search Results - MSN Encarta.quot; MSN Encarta : Online Encyclopedia, Dictionary, Atlas, and Homework. 22 May 2009 http://www.encarta.msn.com/korean_war.html.  I used my grandfather as a source because he served in the Korean War.