Causes of The Korean War

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  • Causes of the Korean War
    • Leadership
      • Kim Il Sung
        • Regime similar to Stalin's
        • North Leader
      • Syngman Rhee
        • Government established with the help of the US
        • Relationship with the US became strained because corrupt
        • South leader
      • Both wanted to rule the whole of Korea
    • Communist China
      • Treaty of Friendship, Alliance and Mutual Assitance
      • Chinese troops could support North Korea
      • With the support of the USSR, China was powerful communist state in the region
    • 38th parallel
      • Cause rooted hatred between the two sides
      • Cold War proxy war
    • USSR gave North Korea so they didn't have to worry about the USA getting involved


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