Flashcards in History 13/11/2018 (Korea) Deck (13)
Who surrendered to end WW2?
Japan surrendered to the USA on 2nd September 1945 which ended WW2
Who were dependant on US financial support after many years of war with Japan?
CCCP (USSR) and China
Who was trying to regain Indo-CHina after losing the territory during WW2?
and Who took over after Britain left Aisa?
What was the Potsdam Declaration? (Peace Negotiations)
In Potsdam, it was decided that Korea would be split along the 38th parallel with the CCCP (USSR) controlling the North and the USA controlling the South
What was astonishing about the US's power by 1945?
The controlled 2/3 of the world's gold reserves,
1/2 of the world's shipping,
1/2 of the worlds manufactured goods
Over 2,000 heavy bombers,
744 Boeing B-52 Stratofortress Bombers,
What are the 2 names of the Korean states?
Republik of Kores (Rok) - Capitalist
Democratic Peoples Republic of Korea (DPRK) - Communist
How much money did the USA spend on the RoK to prevent Communist takeover in 1949?
What lead the US to be forced to combat Communist takeover of any nation?
What did Stalin claim about the RoK?
That there were 200,000 Communist Supporters
What was the name of the RoK leader?
What was the name of the DPRK leader?
What was the name of the Taiwan leader?