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  1. The Korean War and its Aftermath By Adam Eudy and David Go

  2. Background • WWII • Korea under Japanese rule (1910-1945) • Cold war • Chinese civil war (1945-1949) • Korea divided (1945-1949)

  3. Dictator vs. dictator the communist dictator Kim Il Sung (1912-1994) the anti-communist dictator Syngman Rhee (1875-1965) en.wikipedia.org www.mtholyoke.edu

  4. The Korean war began • On June 25, 1950, some 75,000 soldiers from the North Korean people’s army poured across the 38th parallel. • 4 days • 3 month koreanwarmatthewstocker.blogspot.com

  5. unit8jong11.wikispaces.com

  6. The U.N. Gets involved • On July 1, 1950 U.N. forces lead by U.S. General Douglas MacArthur entered the war on behalf of South Korea. www.britannica.com en.wikipedia.org

  7. The U.N. Pushes North • During September of 1950 MacArthur landed U.N. troops 150 miles behind enemy lines in Inchon. • With this the U.N. was able to push the North Koreans towards China’s border. Reaching its highest point in November www.army.mil

  8. China Gets Involved • China considered the U.N. advance a threat to their borders • This caused China to launch an offensive against the U.N. in November 1950 Pushing the U.n. forces south to line well below the 38th parallel. arlequinsworld.blogspot.com history.howstuffworks.com

  9. Stalemate • After intense fighting the U.N. forces made it back to the 38th parallel in mid-April of 1951. • The fighting stayed at the 38th parallel for the rest of the war. mscaputouhs.wikispaces.com

  10. Truman vs MacArthur Lawrence

  11. The War is Over • The war finally ended on July 27, 1953. • After 2 years negotiation and stalemating. en.wikipedia.org

  12. Who Won? • Neither side gained or lost any territory so technically neither side won. www.rappler.com

  13. CNN Library

  14. The 38th Parallel • The Bored between North and South Korea. • This Border is a 2 mile wide Demilitarize zone that serves as neutral ground for diplomacy between the Koreas. en.wikipedia.org www.commandposts.com

  15. The 38thParallel Continued Global News Channel

  16. Aftermath on Japan Before the Korean war After the Korean war • Economic recession • Low in man power and supplies • Unable to have military force • War criminal country • Rise of economy • Mass importation of raw materials • Mass production of war supplies • Formed japan self-defense forces • Back to international community

  17. Aftermath on japan (continue)

  18. Aftermath on Korea • Devastating causalities;10 Percent of the entire Korean population reported as killed, wounded or missing. • Half of Koreas industry was destroyed and a third of all homes. • Families are divided www.bubblews.com

  19. Aftermath on Korea continued • North Korea - remained as what it is in 1950, with primitive dictatorship regime and low standard of living. • South Korea - remained authoritarian state for many years. Democracy slowly developed in South Korea.

  20. Aftermath on china • Even though there was some aid from the soviet, it has burdened the poor country. • The Communist had stood up against outside world as Mao had promised in 1949. commons.wikimedia.org

  21. Aftermath on china Continued • War had helped consolidating the regime’s power and authority in China, as it has justified repression and removal of whoever challenge the regime. www.aim.org

  22. Aftermath on United state • This war created a fear in the United States of the ‘domino effects’ of communism. The United States intervened in Vietnam to avoid another North Korea. www.usatoday.com

  23. Aftermath on United state Continued • The war demonstrated the will of the United States to do everything possible to prevent the proliferation of communism. mapsof.net

  24. Korean War Memorial: Statue • Dedicated on July 27, 1995 • Contains 19, 7 feet tall statues. • 14 army • 3 Marines • 1 Navy • 1 Air force www.armedforcesreunions.com

  25. Korean War Memorial: Wall • Dedicated on July 27, 1995 • Has 41 panels extending 164 feet • Over 2400 photographs from Army, Navy, Marines, and Air force www.tcsdk12.org

  26. M*a*s*h • M*A*S*H was a Movie and TV show that took place in a Mobile army Surgical Hospital during the Korean war. • Movie: Created in 1970. • TV show: Lasted from 1972-1983. “Mash.” “Mash.”

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