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  • Was the Korean War a Success for COntainment?

    The very first aim of USA in the Korean War was to drive out the invaders who were the communists from the South Korea from the North Korea. This aim is already accomplished by General Douglas Macarthur in 1951 when the war was in stalemate. Thus I saw no points of continuing the war. The United Nations did not only help USA by providing troops from the eighteen states but also by providing different kind of support (including to replace the obsolete weapons of USA). Therefore with the help of the

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  • Drug War: Failure or Success?

    Drug War: Failure or Success? Many people would claim that President Richard Nixon started the war on drugs. Although it is less well-known today that the Nixon Administration also repealed the federal 2–10-year mandatory minimum sentences for possession of marijuana and started federal demand for reduction programs. He also endorsed drug-treatment programs‚ and that Nixon only made an effort of continuation towards the states original acts of prohibition dating back to 1905-1914. Even with these

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  • The Korean War

    The Korean War: Impact on the 20th Century (Korean War. Digital image. Amvets.org. Korean War Veterans Association‚ n.d. Web. 03 May 2013.) Dillon Matthews 5/7/13 Period 3 Whats the point of a war when the winning country loses approximately 36‚000 men for no territorial gain‚ compensation‚ and they weren’t doing this to defend their own territory? The United States‚ over a period of about three years‚ spent what is estimated to 678 billion dollars in todays money on the Korean war. These

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  • The Korean War

    introduction to the Korean War‚ the efficacy in which American forces displayed relied heavily on the set of circumstance in which the Army was placed. When North Korea invaded South Korea on 25 June 1950‚ Americans needed a swift response to confirm their abiding presence and influence in NATO‚ and in the region. Therefore‚ General Douglas MacArthur‚ the soon-to-be Commander-in-Chief of UN operations during the conflict‚ ordered an immediate ad hoc force to repel North Korean forces‚ and defend the

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  • The Korean War

    The Korean War Senna Albunni HIS 135 July-16‚ 2012 Gregory Taylor The Korean War Two of the immediate effects of The Korean War are that it was one of the most destructive of the 20th century‚ and The Korean War also brought social damage to Korea‚ especially in the North. North Korea remained a communist nation and South Korea became a free republic. This social difference still brings conflict even today. . However‚ the Korean War was able to boost the economy of both Japan and the US

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  • The Korean War

    Jordan Palmieri War and American Society 2014OCT HIS-356-OL010 Written Assignment 4: “The Forgotten War” 10 December 2014 The Korean War has been called the forgotten war for various reasons. It has never been considered our most successful venture. Based on liberation‚ the American objective of bringing unified peace to the Koreans was never met‚ and it wasn’t until the opposing sides sat down and negotiated the conflict‚ that the war or police action had come to an end. The term may have been

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  • Korean War

    On June 25‚ 1950‚ the Korean War began when some 75‚000 soldiers from the North Korean People’s Army poured across the 38th parallel‚ the boundary between the Soviet-backed Democratic People’s Republic of Korea to the north and the pro-Western Republic of Korea to the south. This invasion was the first military action of the Cold War. By July‚ American troops had entered the war on South Korea’s behalf. As far as American officials were concerned‚ it was a war against the forces of international

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    WHY AND WITH WHAT CONSEQUENCES DID WAR BREAKOUT IN KOREA IN 1950? The division between North Korea and South Korea forever leaves a mark of the Korean War which happened on the 25th June 1950 and lasted until the armistice agreement signed on 27th July 1953. During the war‚ both antagonists attempted to re-unify the country under their own regimes and ideology. The Korean War has also brought several major powers in the conflict‚ including the United States‚ the UN forces‚ the People’s

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  • The Korean War

    The Korean War This July 27th marks the 60th anniversary of the armistice agreement that ended the combat phase of the Korean War‚ but the conflict did not end on July 27‚ 1953‚ it merely came to a temporary halt. Though the Korean War may been overshadowed by World War II and the Vietnam War in the minds of many Americans‚ it had a dramatic effect on social change in the United States ("Korean War had major impact on race relations..."). We have spent the past 60 years living not in a post-war

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  • Korean War

    The Korean War In history‚ there have been a lot of wars dividing and colonizing countries for many reasons. From the event of cold war‚ there was a strong conflict between the U.S. and the Soviet Union‚ democracy and communism. The U.S. fought for the south part of Korea against the Soviet Union and China whereas Russia had their influences in North Korea. Through the Korean War‚ as also known as the Unforgotten War‚ Korea became the only a divided country by the 38th parallel. Throughout Korean

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