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War in Korea

These resources provide insight into the causes and effects of the Korean War. Use these resources to help students identify the causes and effects of the Korean War. Use the Export to My Lists button above to turn this into a research list for your students.

  • What factors led to the civil war in Korea?
  • How did the international community respond to the conflict in Korea? How did nations determine their alliances?
  • How did the Korean War affect American lives? Evaluate U.S. participation in the Korean War; was it worth the cost?


  1. Overview: War in Korea
  2. Visuals: War in Korea (Visual)
  3. Outlines: Outline
  4. Transcripts: Transcript
  5. Lesson: Introduction
  6. Lesson: 1-Korea as Proxy War
  7. Lesson: 2-Role of United Nations
  8. Lesson: 3-Warfare
  9. Lesson: 4-Aftermath
  10. Lesson: Closing
  11. Investigate Activities: Truman and Korea
  12. Photos & Illustrations: Korea: demilitarized zone
  13. Photos & Illustrations: Korean War: 38th Parallel
  14. Photos & Illustrations: Korean War: Battle of Hoengsong
  15. Photos & Illustrations: Korean War: Inchon landing
  16. Photos & Illustrations: Korean War: U.N. paratroopers
  17. Reference Articles: 38th Parallel
  18. Reference Articles: Korean War
  19. Political, Government & Court Documents: Korean Armistice Agreement (1953)
  20. Speeches: Truman, Harry: UN Involvement in Korea speech (1950)
  21. Maps: Korean War

MLA Citation

"War in Korea." History Hub, ABC-CLIO, 2020, historyhub.abc-clio.com/Support/Display/2153074?cid=256. Accessed 20 Jan. 2020.

Entry ID: 2153074

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