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The Korean War

The Korean War

Reading Quizzes

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Big Picture


1. On what day did North Korean troops pour across the border into South Korea?
2. Who engineered the counterattack that drove the North Koreans back across the border?
3. What is the 38th parallel?
4. What political system was dominant in North Korea during the war?
5. What kinds of weapons did Korea have that Americans had not faced before?


1. June 25, 1950
2. Douglas MacArthur
3. The line that had divided North and South Korea before the war began.
4. Communism
5. Nuclear