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1

Why did the USA distrust the USSR by 1949?

They were taking over Europe

2

How much money had the USA given Chiang Kai-Shek to stop communism in China?

$2 billion

3

Once Kai-Shek had lost to the communists in 1949, where did he flee to?

Taiwan

4

What was the Truman doctrine?

Made to stop the spread of communism

5

Who was the leader of China?

Mao Ziedong

6

Who was the leader of DPRoK after its set up in 1949?

Kim Il Sung

7

How many communist sympathisers lived in the south?

200,000

8

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

Syngman Rhee

9

Why did Starlin agree to help the DPRoK after 1949?

Wanted to stop capitalism

10

How many pieces of artillery did Starlin give to North Korea in 1950?

1600

11

How many T-34 tanks did Starlin give North Korea in 1950?

258

12

How many military aircraft did Starlin give North Korea in 1950?

178

13

Why did China get involved with Korea in November 1950?

Pressure from Starlin

14

What did Truman send to Korean waters following the North’s invasion of the South?

Warships and advisors

15

Why was the USSR boycotting the security council of the UN in 1950?

UN had failed

16

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

The USSR didn’t turn up to the meeting therefore couldn’t Veto it