How was a truce negotiated? What were the consequences for Korea and for the wider world? Students consider a list of detailed points are are then challenged to organise these into meaningful categories to answer the key questions. Part of the new ActiveHistory study unit on the Korean War.
Should Truman support MacArthur and commit the USA to a ‘total war’ in Korea? Using a variety of sources within a timeline, students decide whether Truman should follow MacArthur’s advice and threated retaliation against China unless they withdraw from Korea. Part of the new ActiveHistory study unit on the Korean War.
Containment or Rollback: Should Truman allow MacArthur to take the war over the 38th Parallel into North Korea? Students consider nine key primary sources to reach a judgement about whether it would be wise for Truman to take the war into North Korea. Part of the new ActiveHistory study unit on the Korean War.