Colonial period, —[ edit ] A Dutch ship brings about twenty black Africans to the Colony of Virginia as indentured servants. From this beginning, slavery will be introduced to the future United States. Inthe state of Rhode Island prohibited the slave trade. White indentured servants working for five years before their release are three times as numerous and provide much of the hard labor.
Korean War Was it another proxy war? The specter of the Korean War continues to loom large above our heads each day. Today, countries in the west, including the United States of America, are always on pins and needles when North Korea is mentioned.
As if the escalating tension in the Middle East was not enough, the other Korea makes it a point that it is not forgotten.
Although representatives from both sides signed the treaty, an exiled provisional government of Korea disputes its legality. The Japanese did their best to force Koreans from practicing their culture; the Korean people were force to assimilate into the Japanese culture.
Discussed, among other things, was the fate of Korea. The bad thing about the conference, the allies did not consult with the Koreans what they wanted to do.
It was at this conference that Korea was divided into two, at the 38th Parallel, North Korea for the communists and South Korea for all others. Aug 10 — Soviet Russian soldiers arrive in North Korea as a show of support for Kim il-Sung, then leader of the North; America has not sent any troops yet as part of the agreement.
Japanese rule over Korea was considered null and void after the war. President Harry Truman gives a pledge that the United States will help any country that is under the threat of communism.
It became popularly known as the Truman Doctrine. Aug — American soldiers slowly withdraw from South Korea entrusting the country to pro-American leader Dr. More than 14, people were killed.
May 10 — South Korea plan to hold its first general elections. Jul 20 — Syngman Rhee is elected president soon after the South Korean government passed its own constitution on July Aug 25 — North Korea holds parliamentary elections.
The Soviet Union left North Korea shortly after the elections were completed as agreed in the Potsdam conference.
Oct — More unrest from left-leaning South Korean soldiers who did not agree with the way the Jeju Uprising was handled, this sparks the Yeosu-Suncheon Rebellion. The delay is caused by the unpreparedness of the South Korean military at that time.
Dec 24 — The Mungyeong Massacre casts a pall on the government of Syngman Rhee, South Koreans kill up to 88 people and placed the blame on communist bandits.
This action cut off all aid to South Korea.April marks the th anniversary of the U.S. Civil War, which began when Confederate forces opened fire upon Fort Sumter in Charleston, South Carolina.
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Guatemala - Civil war years: Castillo Armas emerged from the resulting military junta as provisional president, and a plebiscite made his status official. He extirpated communist influence, quashed agrarian reform, and broke labour and peasant unions with considerable violence, but he himself was brought down by an assassin’s bullet in July April marks the th anniversary of the U.S.
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