Korean War Tic Tac Toe

Create- a timeline of the American involvement in Korea. Be sure to include dates and locations

Presidental Terms

Harry S. Truman

1945 - 1953

Dwight D. Eisenhower

1953 - 1961

In America

Truman proposed the Truman Doctrine to fight communism

1947

Marshall Plan brings relief to Europe

1948

United States joins NATO

1949

Senator McCarthy starts and anticommunist campaign

1950

President Truman fired General MacArthur

April 13, 1951

Senate censures McCarthy

1954

Eisenhower Doctrine combats Soviet influence in the Middle East

1957

Around the World

United Nations is established

1945

State of Israel is established

1948

China becomes a communist nation

1949

Soviet Union test an atomic bomb

1949

United States and China clash in Korea

1950

CIA helps over-throw Guatemala's government

1954

Soviets crush the Hungarian uprising

1956

Korea and US involvement

North Korea invades South Korea

June 1950

US and South Korea forces halt their retreat near Pusan

July 1950

Marines landed in Inchon and launched attack

September 15, 1950

North Koreans had been driven out of the 38th parallel

October 1950

MacArthur starts offensive toward Yalu River

November 24, 1950

Chinese attack UN and South Korean forces retreat

November 25, 1950

Communists puch UN forces to 37th parallel

January 10, 1951

UN forces push communists back to the 38th parallel

January 16, 1951

Cease-fire is signaled with border at the 38th parallel

June 27, 1951