America - America The Cold war Final tues May 10 8 am Essay...

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Final tues May 10 8 am. Essay topic: cold war 1945-1970 1) 2) 3) Korea o Background Nsc 68: argued US should take an opp to roll back communism. o Kim il jung (north) vs Syngman Rhee(south) o N. Korea Attack june 1950 North attempts reunification Mao and Stalin advised against action o American response: Must decide to save south Korea Truman Goes before UN, and UN decides to back S Korea Dems couldn’t be deemed as soft on Communism stands for Truman doctrine Was a UN Police action o Lead by Douglas McArthur o Stalemate: 38 th parallel Initially almost forced to evacuate McArthur becomes so successful that they gain back all ground up to 38 th parallel McArthur wants to liberate N korea Truman green lights the idea o Ignored warnings from China By Nov approached Yalu River (border of N Korea and China) Massive Chinese support entered war. Fight goes back bellow 38
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This note was uploaded on 12/12/2011 for the course HIST 2302 taught by Professor Pinkney during the Fall '10 term at UT Arlington.

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America - America The Cold war Final tues May 10 8 am Essay...

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