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1

What were Stalin's aims for the Korean war?

Soviet troops must not meet USA troops in battle
China must do most of the fighting
Will not give military aid to China
Communist control in Korea must be Consolidated
Didn't want Russia to fight in Korea

2

What excuse did Stalin give for Russia not coming to China's aid in the Korean war?

In the treaty it said that Russia would help them fight a capitalist nation
They were fighting the UN which Russia claimed was not a capitalist nation

3

What effect did the Korean war have on Sino-Soviet relations?

Increased China's reliance on the USSR
needed USSR's aid to rebuild their economy
For Russia it proved China's worth as an ally

4

What further agreements were made between Russia and China in 1953 and 1954?

USSR agreed to provide aid for China's first 5 year plan
USSR agreed to help China build power plants
USSR agreed to hand over the Lushan naval base to China, it was located on the border of the 2 countries
USSR agreed to increase trade with China

5

Who did the Chinese communists defeat in the Chinese civil war?

The Guomindang
Nationalists

6

Where did the Guomindang control after the civil war?

Taiwan
Quemoy
Matsu
Yijiangshan

7

When did Mao first start shelling Quemoy?

1954

8

What happened in 1955?

The Guomindang gave up the Taschen Islands but held onto Quemoy and Matsu

9

When did Mao start shelling Quemoy for the second time?

1958