During the years of 1950 through 1953, North and South Korea struggled to agree to a government that can unite the two Koreas together. However, North Korea already joined the Soviet Union and agreed to become a communist nation. Therefore, when North Korea invaded South Korea to take South Korea under control, the U.S. got involved. The U.S. wanted to contain communism.
I choose this topic to study because I wanted to learn more about what exactly happened during the war. I already knew the general gist of the war, but I wanted to learn more in-depth what U.S. South Korea gained or lost in result of the Korean War.