Korean War Essay | Was the Korean War an Example of the Success of Containment?

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Was the Korean War an Example of the Success of Containment?

Summary: Examines the American-Soviet Cold War, The Korean War and evaluates the effects and success of Containment. Describes the primary goal of containment as halting the further spread of communism.
After the Second World War, USA saw the sudden communism expansion of USSR in Eastern Europe, thus President Truman proposed the policy of containment. The primary goal of containment was to halt the further spread of communism. Containment seemed to start to take effect in Europe, as the Marshall Aid poured money into the European countries so the majority of people did not turn to communism; however USA never had expected a sudden appearance of communism in Asia, China, which then secured the communism popularity in Asia. USA had then turned towards Asia and due to the Containment policy, met many wars of ideology struggle.

One particular example of these wars is the Korean War, 1950 - 1953. After the Second World War, Japanese invasion of Korea had ended after the USA accepted their surrender in September 9th 1945. After the election...

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