Flashcards in Key Facts- Korean War (Causes) Deck (16):
Why did the USA distrust the USSR by 1949?
They were taking over Europe
How much money had the USA given Chiang Kai-Shek to stop communism in China?
Once Kai-Shek had lost to the communists in 1949, where did he flee to?
What was the Truman doctrine?
Made to stop the spread of communism
Who was the leader of China?
Who was the leader of DPRoK after its set up in 1949?
Kim Il Sung
How many communist sympathisers lived in the south?
Who was the leader of the RoK after it was set up in 1948?
Why did Starlin agree to help the DPRoK after 1949?
Wanted to stop capitalism
How many pieces of artillery did Starlin give to North Korea in 1950?
How many T-34 tanks did Starlin give North Korea in 1950?
How many military aircraft did Starlin give North Korea in 1950?
Why did China get involved with Korea in November 1950?
Pressure from Starlin
What did Truman send to Korean waters following the North’s invasion of the South?
Warships and advisors
Why was the USSR boycotting the security council of the UN in 1950?
UN had failed