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What is the difference between The Cold War And The Korean War?

Asked by R. Jones, Last updated: Sep 11, 2019

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C. Jackson

C. JacksonContent Developer, Austin
Content Developer, Austin

Answered on Sep 11, 2019

The Korean War is known to be a type of war that happened between North and South Korea. Their ideologies are different from each other, but the main goal is to unite the Korean peninsula hopefully. The cold war is known to be an ideological conflict that happened between the Soviet Union and the United States. They had some differences in terms of how they want things to be done.

Their military wings were subjected to a face-off wherein they just waited for one group to begin. During the cold war, there were no inhibitions with the use of nuclear weapons. They have used different means to use their weapons.

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J. Pollock

J. PollockScience Professor, Los Angeles
Science Professor, Los Angeles

Answered on Jul 31, 2019

The cold war was an ideological conflict. The United States symbolizes a government elected in a transparent, free, and fair election and the economy is built on a "Laissez Faire" market system. It regarded the whole world as a promising marketplace.

The Soviet Union embodied a government controlled by the communist party of Marxist Leninist ideology and state-controlled economy. The Korean war was a civil war fought between North and South Korea. The cold war was a distinct engagement between the Soviet Union and the United States, in which their militaries were taunting each other to make the first move.

The Korean war was an indirect showdown between two powers through their corresponding delegations, Communist North Korea, and Democratic South Korea. Though ideologically different, the aim was to unite the Korean peninsula.

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J. Harty

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J. HartyWriter, M.A, Chula Vista
Writer, M.A, Chula Vista

Answered on Jul 18, 2019

South Korea and North Korea were the two parties that fought in the Korean War. North Korea was communist, and the Korean War marked the Cold War's first major conflict. South Korea had the support from the United States, the United Nations, and Great Britan, while North Korea had support from the People's Republic of China and the Soviet Union.

The war ended with no resolution, for the two countries are still divided today. North Korea still has a communist regime. The war started on June 25, 1950, and ended on July 27, 1953. North Korea was led by Kim II-Sung, while South Korea was led by Chung II-Kwon.

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