Was president when the WW1 began.
Leads to World War 1.
The United States stays neutral.
His wife was killed too.
This crisis struck in June 28, 1914 when a terrorist pulled out a pistol and fatally shot archduke and his wife.
Nearly 1,200 people were killed including american citizens.
A German Uboat attacked this British boatin May 7, 1915
It helped president Wilson get reelected.
On November 11
This treaty was rejected by the senate
The United States signs a peace treaty with Germany.
Harry S. Truman was president for the beggining of The Cold War Era. He was determined to have the Soviet Union with existing boundries.
Harry S. Truman responded to the invasion forcefully. He asked the United Nations to to send military forces to South Korea. 16 nations were sent, but 80% of troops were American.
The South and North Korean border was divided into the 38th parallel. On Jjune 25, 1950 North Korea invades South Korea. This was directly linked to the cold war.
Peacetalks began in mid-1951, but the bloody war still went on. On 1952, Dwight D. Eisenhower became president and visited Korea within a few weeks of his victory. FInally on JUly 1953 the two had signed an armistance to stop the war.
The human cost for the Korean war was horrible. ABout 54,000 Americans lost their lives in the war, and nearly 2 million KOrean and chinese people lost their lives.
Since the United States was helping South Korea, they pushed back adn invaded North Korea. So China got in the war pushing the United Nations way back to South Korea. So the United Nations got together and pushed them back to North Korea.