1) Be able to explain how the Korean War relates to the Cold War. Understand the role of all three countries outside of Korea.

2) Examine the nature of the war such as battle conditions and civilian casualties.

3) Think about the cost of the war figuratively and literally. Who won? Who lost?

4) Understand and be able to explain major turning points of the ware i.e. Incheon Landing and the Yalu River

5) Be able to explain the immediate results of the war on the two Koreas, specifically how each economy recovered and the political situation.

6) Understand the steps Kim Il Sung took to stay in power and assert N.K's independence.