Causes Of The Korean War Flashcards

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Why did the USA distrust the USSR by the 1949

A

USSR had taken over many Eastern European countries

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How much had the US given chiang Kai shek to sop the communists in china a

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2 billion

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Once Kai shek had lost to the communists in 1949 where did he have to flee too

A

Formosa/ taiwan

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4
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What was the Truman doctrine

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The US policy to contain to stop the spread of communism

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5
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Who was the communist leader of china

A

Mil il sung

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Who was the leader of the RoK after it was set up in august in 1948

A

Syngmam phee

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How many communist sympathisers lived in the south

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200,000

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Why did Stalin agree help fhe DPRK after 1949

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China had become communist and he wanted

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How many levies of artillery did Stalin give the DPRK in 1950

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1600

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How many peeves of artillery did Stalin give the DPRK in 1950

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1600

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How many T-34 tanks did Stalin give the DPRK in 1950

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258

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How many military aircraft did Stalin give the DPRK in 1950

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178

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13
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Why did china get involved with Korea in November 1950

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Pressure from Stalin

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What did Truman send to Korean waters following in the norths invasion of the south

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Warships and advisors

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Why was the USSR boycotting the security council of the Un to get involved in Korea

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UN had failed to recognise communist takeover of china

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How did the absence of the USSR allow the USA to persuade the UN to get involved in Korea

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The USSR couldn’t veto UN involvement