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In what year did the Korean War begin?

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1. Poll
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In what year did the Korean War begin?
  • 1910
  • 1950
  • 1972
2. Slide
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Started when North Korea invaded South Korea in 1950. Led to the involvement of U.S., China, and the Soviet Union. Resulted in an armistice agreement; no official peace treaty was signed.
Korean War (1950-1953)
3. Slide
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The Korean War is one of the longest wars in modern history, lasting from 1950 to 1953. The Korean War was the first war in history to be broadcasted on television. The United Nations sent troops from 15 countries to fight in the Korean War, making it the first international conflict of the Cold War.
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4. Slide
120 seconds
North Korea wanted to unify the two Koreas. South Korea was growing stronger politically, economically, and militarily. This newly powerful South Korea worried the leaders of North Korea. North Korea invaded South Korea in June of 1950. The war was a seesaw battle with neither country gaining an edge. The USA involvement was on a limited basis and vowed not to use atomic weapons. The Domino Theory stated that if one country falls to communism then all the neighbouring countries will also fall to communism. The United States, fully aware of the theory, committed to a “police action” in Korea.
What were the main causes of the Korean War?
5. Open question
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What were the main causes of the Korean War?
6. Slide
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The main causes of the Korean War? Copy • The Korean War was a civil war between North and South Korea. • The conflict was caused by ideological differences between the two Korean governments. The North Korean troops were assisted by the Soviet Union • The US policy of Containment meant the US felt it was necessary to get involved in the Korean peninsula
7. Slide
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8. Poll
60 seconds
Which countries fought against each other in the Korean War?
  • North Korea and South Korea with China and Soviet Union on North Korea's side, and United Nations forces led by the United States supporting South Korea.
  • China and Japan
  • South Korea and Vietnam
9. Slide
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Find out...
Who are the leaders of North and South Korea at present? How long have they been leader? How many times since the end of the Korean War have both side met? Who are North Korea's allies? Who are South Korea's allies?
10. Open question
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What did you find interesting from the video?
11. Poll
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Who was the leader of North Korea during the Korean War?
  • Kim Il-sung
  • Park Chung-hee
  • Syngman Rhee
12. Poll
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When was armistice signed to end fighting in the Korean war?
  • July 27, 1953
  • September 2, 1945
  • August 15, 1945
13. Open question
240 seconds
How could the Korean War have been avoided?
14. Slide
60 seconds
Create bar graphs for each country
15. Slide
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Your task is to gather information on the impact of the Korean War. You focus is on what relationships are like now between North and South Korea

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