USA Involvement in Korea during the Korean war 1950-1953

  • Created by: JackDo77
  • Created on: 04-05-18 10:41
What policy did the USA use in Korea that failed once the Chinese entered the war?
Roll-back
1 of 5
Why did the American's see preventing South Korea becoming communist as vital?
they wanted to protect Japan which was the main capitalist satellite state in Asia
2 of 5
How did the Korean War effect NSC-68
it provided Truman with the excuse he needed to increase the military budget and strive towards international containment of communism.
3 of 5
What motives did the USA think that North Korea had for turning communist?
they thought they were being commanded by Stalin.
4 of 5
What domestic pressures did Truman face that caused him to enter the Korean war?
being a democrat, the government saw him as soft on communism so he felt that engaging in North Korea would resolve this
5 of 5

Other cards in this set

Card 2

Front

Why did the American's see preventing South Korea becoming communist as vital?

Back

they wanted to protect Japan which was the main capitalist satellite state in Asia

Card 3

Front

How did the Korean War effect NSC-68

Back

Preview of the front of card 3

Card 4

Front

What motives did the USA think that North Korea had for turning communist?

Back

Preview of the front of card 4

Card 5

Front

What domestic pressures did Truman face that caused him to enter the Korean war?

Back

Preview of the front of card 5

Comments

No comments have yet been made

Similar History resources:

See all History resources »See all Cold War resources »