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Showing Grade 11, Unit 9f, Korean War
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Korean War

http://www.cotf.edu/ete/modules/korea/kwar.html

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: This site is part of the Korean Enigma page of the Classroom of the Future project funded by NASA. After exploring the history of Korea, the Korean War and the division of the country, examine the arial photos of Korea to determine if the division of the pennisula was related more to politics or to natural phenomena. Standards 10.9.3 and 11.9.3

Comments: There is much more to explore at this site than the Koran War topic.

Resource Type: Secondary Text.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 1907

Korean War + 50: No Longer Forgotten

http://www.trumanlibrary.org/korea/index.html

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: View the documents and the steps involved in Truman's decision to enter and then hold the line in the Korean War. Accounts from Dean Acheson, Harry Truman, and Douglas MacArthur are featured. Standards 10.9.3 and 11.9.3

Comments: This site is part of the Truman Library but also links to the Eisenhower Library.

Resource Type: Primary Source Text.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 1898

Armistice Agreement for the Restoration of the South Korean State (1953)

http://www.ourdocuments.gov/doc.php?doc=85

Rating: 2, High!

Description: The Korean War, which began on June 25, 1950, when the North Koreans invaded South Korea, officially ended on July 27, 1953. This armistice signed on July 27, 1953, formally ended the war in Korea. Specifically the Armistice Agreement: 1. suspended open hostilities; 2. withdrew all military forces and equipment from a 4,000-meter-wide zone, establishing the Demilitarized Zone as a buffer between the forces; 3. prevented both sides from entering the air, ground, or sea areas under control of the other; 4. arranged release and repatriation of prisoners of war and displaced persons; and 5. established the Military Armistice Commission (MAC) and other agencies to discuss any violations and to ensure adherence to the truce terms. North and South Korea remained separate and occuppied almost the same territory they had when the war began. Standard 11.9.3

Comments: This Our Documents site has a facsimile of the original document, a transcription of it, and background information to help the reader put the document in context.

Resource Type: Primary Source Text.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 301

Examining the Korean War

http://mcel.pacificu.edu/as/students/stanley/home.html

Rating: 2, High!

Description: This site by Pacific University Asian Studies department is dedicated to researching the experience of the African American solider during the Korean War in the newly desegregated military. Included are seven oral history interviews of soldiers, a selection of maps and a background piece on the war. Standards 10.9.3 and 11.9.3

Resource Type: Other.

Graphics content: Low.

Resource ID: 1139

General Douglas MacArthur's "Old Soldiers Never Die" address to Congress, 19 April 1951.

http://www.loc.gov/exhibits/treasures/trm048.html

Rating: 2, High!

Description: By the end of 1950 U.N. troops were were approaching the Chinese border and Kora was free. Unexpectedly, Chinese Communist forces crossed the border in massive formations and the American-led advance became a retreat. MacArthur was able to stop the retreat along the thirty-eighth parallel, the preinvasion dividing line between North and South Korea, but there a stalemate ensued. At that point, President Truman and MacArthur fell into public disagreement about the future course of the war, and the president removed MacArthur from his command. Standard 11.9.3

Resource Type: Primary Source Text.

Graphics content: Low.

Resource ID: 1336

Korea at 50

http://cnn.com/SPECIALS/2000/korea/

Rating: 2, High!

Description: CNN takes a look at North and South Korea from before the Korean War to the present. The site has articles, pictures, maps, video, and a timeline. Standard 10.9.3 and 11.9.3

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 1895

Korean Special Report

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-srv/inatl/longterm/korea/korea.htm

Rating: 2, High!

Description: This Washington Post page provides an overview of major issues in the Koreas up to current times. This site points out the relevance of teaching about the Korean War in that the impact of the war on current events is evident. Standards 10.9.3 and 11.9.3

Comments: This site was recommended by the Organization of American Historians in its issue on Teaching About the Korean War.

Resource Type: Secondary Text.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 1897

Korean War

http://www.cnn.com/SPECIALS/cold.war/episodes/05/

Rating: 2, High!

Description: Designed to augment a CNN series on the Cold War, this site has materials on the Korean War 1949-1953. It has topics for discussion and debate. Standards 10.9.3 and 11.9.3

Resource Type: Primary Source Text.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 1905

Korean War

http://www.korean-war.com/

Rating: 2, High!

Description: Developed by the Korean Studies Department at U.C. Berkeley, this site describes the origins, consequences, major events and historical figures of the Korean War 1951-1953. Standards 10.9.3 and 11.9.3

Comments: This site offers a balanced history of the war which would be enhanced with more pictures, maps and primary source material.

Resource Type: Secondary Text.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 1906

Korean War Maps

http://www.koreanwar.org/html/maps.html

Rating: 2, High!

Description: This series of historical maps was compiled by the Korean War Project. They give detailed information about geography, troop movements and battles of the Korean War. Standards 10.9.3 and 11.9.3

Resource Type: Maps.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 1900

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