Why did North Korea want a communist government?

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They did not choose to have a communist government. After the end of World War 2, Japan surrendered, and gave up Korea to the allies. this meant Korea was split into two, the North was given to the Soviet Union, and the south to the USA. Because the Soviet Union at the time were communist, they decided to put a communist dictator, Kim Il Sung, in charge.
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When did North Korea become communist?

1948. Originally Korea was a ruled by kingship, then Japan annexed Korea from 1919 to 1945. After Japanese surrender in 1945, the country was occupied by former Soviet Unio

Why is North Korea a communist country?

In 1945, the Korean Peninsula was divided between a U.S. controlled South Korea and a Soviet controlled North Korea. In the late 1940s, the U.S. kept troops in South Korea but

How is North Korea communist?

Towards the end of World War 2 Soviet Russia declared war on Japan and attacked them in Manchuria and Korea. When the war ended Soviet Russia was in control of the northern

What did the communist party do in North Korea?

The Communist party took over North Korea in 1948 and established an absolute dictatorship by Kim Il Sung, the first of the Kim dynasty. North Korea is currently run by the so