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1

what were the three main causes of the Korean war?

-Fear of communism spreading
-division within Korea
-the role of foreign powers

2

how was the fear of communism spreading a cause of the Korean war?

-America developed a fear of communism
-anti-communists feeling caused by Stalin's takeover
of Eastern Europe
-US paid Kai-Shek to stop Mae Zedong

3

how much did the US give Chiang Kai-Shek to stop communism spreading in China?

$2 billion

4

Where did Kai-Shek flee to when communism spread into China?

Taiwan

5

How had the US tried to stop Stalin from spreading communism into Eastern European countries?

Marshall aid

6

Were either of the US attempts to stop communism spreading successful?

no- Truman saw communism spreading and felt they would have to make a stand and go to war in Korea.

7

What was the Truman Doctrine 1947?

The US policy to contain communism

8

Who was the leader of communist China?

Mao Zei-Dong

9

Who was the leader of the DPRK in 1949?

Kim II Sung

10

what was the leader of the RoK?

Syngman Rhee

11

Why did Stalin agree to help DPRK in 1949?

China had become communist

12

How many pieces of Artillery did Stalin give the DPRK in 1950?

1600