Dbq Before 1945 Korea

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Before 1945 Korea was controlled by Japan. After the second World War, USA and Soviet Union split Korea in t two. This cause the divide in the country and another divide in the ideals. USA was preaching capitalism and democracy. The Soviet Union, on the other hand, was looking to spread communism. North Korea invaded South Korea to try to form a stable, united Korea as it was before the end of the Second World War. USA acted decisively to defend the South to stop the threat of communism and to continue their policy of containment. They did not want communism to spread. The division of Korea led North Korea led North Korea to invade South Korea to obtain a united, undivided Korea. From 1905 to 1945 the Korea Peninsula was under Japanese control.
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