Korea Revision

Who was the leader of North Korea?
Kim il-Sung
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Who was the leader of South Korea?
Syngman Rhee
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What is the name of the border that separates North Korea and South Korea?
38th Parallel
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Who was in charge of U.S. involvement in Asia?
General Douglas MacArthur
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What date did the Korean War start?
June 1950
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Which power supported which Korean state?
USSR supported North Korea, U.S. supported South Korea
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What report was published in 1950 that changed U.S. approach to Communism?
NSC-68 (National Security Council 68)
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What did NSC-68 entail?
"The U.S. must contain the expansion of Communism at whatever cost"
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Who sent troops to North Korea over the course of the war?
Mao Zedong - the Chinese Communist leader
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When did Truman dismiss General MacArthur?
April 1951
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When was the armistice signed in Panmunjom?
July 1953
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How many people died in the Korean War?
Nearly 5 million - just over half were civilians
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