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Introduce students to the first real conflict of the Cold War period. From 1950 to 1953, our resource explains why we should remember the Forgotten War. Explore the geography of North and South Korea and recognize where the conflict took place. Become familiar with post-World War II tension between the United States and Russia, and how that led to the Cold War. Learn about the roles President Harry S. Truman, Joseph Stalin and Kim Il-sung played in the war. Travel to South Korea and experience what it was like for U.S. troops during some of the major battles fought against the advancing North Korean army. Find out about some of the weapons used during the war, and why UN forces dominated the North Korean Air Force. Gain a clear understanding of the aftermath left behind and why it's important to remember these events. Aligned to your State Standards and written to Bloom's Taxonomy, additional hands-on activities, crossword, word search, comprehension quiz and answer key are also included.
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