The 38th Parallel

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Since 65 years ago, was when a peace treaty was signed to stop the Korean War, but South and North Korea did not sign the treaty. As a historical background, on June 25, 1950 the Soviet Union leader, Joseph Stalin, gave North Korea permission to invade South Korea so they could expand their land. The US sent troops to support the South Koreans and drove the North Koreans to the Korean peninsula against the Chinese border. In October 1950, China entered the Korean War because they were afraid of being attacked. The Chinese and North Koreans pushed the USA and South Koreans back to its current border, the 38th Parallel. The Korean War ended on July 27, 1953. After the end of World War II, South Korea was founded in August 1945 and North Korea was founded September 1948. In 1948, South Korea began competing in the Summer and Winter Olympics even though North and South Korea were still at war …show more content…
This is because this is not only affecting North and South Korea but, the United States of America and China. This affects the United States and China because since they were also in the war, they also need to sing the peace treaty so the war can be officially over.
The fourth strand that I believe that the government will have a huge part in this peace treaty. Apparently after the peace treaty is signed North and South Korea will become one country with two states, and two governments. This is so things can still be sort of the same before the peace treaty so not everything has changed for the people who lived in North and South Korea. The final strand that I believe that North and South Korea will be signing a peace treaty soon would be in history books. This is because the Korean War has been over for 65 years, but since North and South Korea did not sign the peace treaty it was not official for them. Meaning that the war is not over. If this works out North and South Korea will one country

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