GCSE History - Korean War

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1. Truman dismissed General McArthur in April 1951 because...

  • he threatened to destroy China unless China were to surrender
  • he mislead troops causing many casualties
  • he believed the US should have dropped out of the Korean war
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2. The UN troops landed in September and by October had...

  • found themselves in a stalemate with the North Korean People's Army
  • conquered nearly all of North Korea
  • suffered great losses in numbers of troops

3. Peace was achieved and the war was over because...

  • China and the USSR could no longer fund the war
  • Eisenhower offered peace, but threatened to use nuclear weapons
  • The North Korean People's Army had suffered too many losses and held peace talks with South Korea

4. In 1945 Korea was split along which parallel?

  • 38th
  • 49th
  • 23rd

5. The Korean War consisted of frequent border clashes until what year?

  • 1960
  • 1953
  • 1975

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