The Korean War
What was the Korean War?
The Korean War was a conflict between communist and non communist forces in Korea; it lasted till June 25, 1950 to July 27, 1953.
Why did the Korean War start?
-The cause of the Korean War was that the Soviets and the United States disagreed with what they should do with Korea after world war II
-the soviets wanted to expand communism
-the united states encouraged the establishment of democracy
-the united states stressed importance of containment which is a foreign policy used to prevent the spread of communism.
How did it effect the U.S. and the Soviet Union?
2)The U.S. spent around $67 billion on the war.
3)U.S. troops engaged: 5,720,000