The Peoples Republic of Korea Essay

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When looking down on earth from a satellite view, you will see many different body’s of land. You will know which ones are populated and which ones are not by the small specs of light that each place produces. But when you look between China and South Korea you will see darkness, which is North Korea. During World War II South Korea and North Korea was a unified nation, until the inevitable split of two governments occurred. Under the rule of Kim Jong-un, North Korea has been known to have some of the most loyal people to a leader. In what the country lacks in resources they make up for in loyalty to their government. The vast, wide open lands of North Korea give their nation the ability to prosper, but there are a few obstacles in the way …show more content…
The winters in North Korea are extremely brutal, with the lack of resources such as fuel for fire, makes it very difficult to bear. Even though North Korea has its great deal of crops it also resources from outside countries to obtain grain to feed to their population. The demand for rice is so high that according to Barbara Demick in “a typical North Korean home the males would eat rice while the females ate corn meal which much more affordable” (21). During the summer months the country also experiences a large amount of rainfall. This is not necessarily a bad thing since this is the time of the year that the farmers look forward to.
The culture that you will see with the people of North Korea is not comparable to many others. Under the rule of Kim Jong Un, the people of North Korea have been taught a certain way of living that will always thank the government and especially their great leader Kim Jon Un. Everything that they are exposed to around them has something to do with being loyal to their government, from the posters they on the walls to the movies that they are allowed to view in their theaters. Unlike most of the world the people of North Korea are to be very careful about how they act and what they say. Many North Koreans have been brainwashed to think that their living…

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