Chapter 12 Lesson 3 By: Kathryn Francisco

  1. Demilitarized Zone: region where military forces are not allowed.
  2. At the end of World War 2, the East Asian country of Korea came under control of the United States and the Soviet Union.
  3. On June 25, 1950, North Korean troops invaded South Korea.
  4. By spring of 1951, UN forces had recovered.
  5. In April 1951, the president removed MacArthur.
  6. The Korean War began in July 1951.
  7. More than 36,000 Americans were dead, and another 103,000 had been wounded.
  8. Assure: to promise or to make sure.
  9. North Korea's invasion alarmed President Truman. He believed the Soviet Union supported the attack.
  10. Most of the UN forces came under the command of U.S. general and World War 2 hero Douglas MacArthur.

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