Kim Il Sung and Syngman Rhee

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  • North and South Korea
    • North
      • ideology
        • communist, totalitarian state, no political parties and everything state owned and controlled
      • Leader
        • Kim Il Sung
          • born in Korea, grew up in Manchuria and fought with the communist party against the Japanese and lived in the soviet union before becoming  the leader of North Korea
      • Patron state
        • USSR
    • South
      • ideology
        • Capitalist 'democracy' modelled on the USA
      • leader
        • Syngman Rhee
          • A Christian man who spoke English and had attended university and was sent to assist talks in Korean independence
          • Acheson:"a right wing extremist"
          • Neither would accept a divided Korea and both would speak for the whole of Korea.
            • Kim Il Sung
              • born in Korea, grew up in Manchuria and fought with the communist party against the Japanese and lived in the soviet union before becoming  the leader of North Korea
      • patron state
        • USA

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