The Korean War: Causes, Effects and The United Nations Video


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The division between North and South Korea follows the:

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1. In which important battle did U.N. forces hold out against North Korean advances at the southeastern tip of the peninsula?

2. Which president fired General Douglas MacArthur?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Use this quiz/worksheet combo to test your understanding of the events of the Korean War. Some of the topics you'll be assessed on include the president in office during the Korean War and the peace agreement that effectively put an end to the war.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You'll be tested on:

  • Geographic demarcation of North and South Korea
  • An important battle of the Korean War
  • The president responsible for firing General Douglas MacArthur
  • The peace agreement effectively ending the Korean war
  • Dates inclusive of the Korean War

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet allow you to test the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related Western European history lesson
  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about the Korean War in a different light
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding key leaders during the war
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to identify the agreement that resulted in a cease-fire

Additional Learning

To learn more about this conflict, review the accompanying lesson titled The Korean War: Causes, Effects and The United Nations. In completing the lesson, you will meet the following objectives:

  • Know the events that led up to the Korean War
  • List the dates inclusive of the Korean War
  • Explain two important battles of the Korean War
  • Name the cease-fire agreement that effectively ended the Korean War