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    Lowering Ages of Cosmetic Surgery in Korea In twenty-first century, with the rapid development of economic, medical, and science and technology, the living standards of people have been continuously improved. At the same time, people’s pursuit on better looks brings an emerging industry, cosmetic surgery industry, in South Korea. Cosmetic surgery is distinguished from plastic surgery, the principal purpose of cosmetic surgery is to enhance people’s appearance of a body part, especially on their face. It was first performed in India, developed in America, and most booming in South Korea(cite). The Korean cosmetic surgery boom is proportional to the growth of the GDP per capita. When the South Korean economy was boosted by the 1988 Seoul Olympics,…

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    South Korea Peninsula

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    South Korea South Korea was once one of the poorest country in its region, its development over the past fifty years is remarkable considering its dark history. The peninsula, that was once a part of the Japanese Empire became the property of The Soviets and The Americans after World War ll. The possession of this country between these two opposing world forces only laid the foundation for further conflict. With The Soviets believing in Communism and the Americans practicing Capitalism…

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    Kim Dae Jung, from being held captive by the Korean government to eventually leading South Korea as President, became a symbol for democracy and the new progressive South Korea. Although many international leaders and nations worked to implement democracy in South Korea, Kim Dae Jung’s Sunshine Policy and endeavor for human rights was what revolutionized the nation. Kim Ddae Jung, originally an emblem for opposition, moved between government positions and spending time in jail cells for speaking…

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    North Korea is extremely different than the United States. The government style of North Korea is way different than the United State. They have a dictator. The lifestyle of the citizens is very different than the US too. North Korean citizens lacks many rights and responsibilities that US citizens do have. North Korea also has a very different government and economy than South Korea. North Korea is a communist country. They have a dictator who rules everyone in North Korea. In North…

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    After the division, South Korea adopted the United States form of government, a democracy. The people of South Korea are able to have a say. They have freedoms that many people envy because they were able to break away from the anchor that is North Korea. However, they live in a constant fear. In 2003, when North Korea broke away from the N.P treaty, it made South Koreans fearful. South Korea being one of North Korea’s major enemies the people must respect the North Korean’s power. “In South…

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    Corruption affects us all as a group of people. It threatens steady and sustainable economic development in a country, ethical values and the justice system. Corruption tends to destabilize the society and endangers the rule of law. For a democratic country, it undermines the institutions and values of the democracy the government and the people practice. With poor people benefiting more from public policies and public resources, they tend to suffer more from the harmful effects of a corrupt…

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    Liancourt Rocks between South Korea and Japan Purpose Statement To inform the audience about the Liancourt Rocks and claims of each countries. Thesis Statement Since the former president of South Korea visited the Liancourt Rocks, the territorial dispute between South Korea and Japan which broke out in 1954, after World War 2 as Japanese government challenges the sovereignty of Dokdo was on an issue. The territorial dispute is still remain as unresolved tasks but claims of South Korea seems more…

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    The 38th Parallel

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    the Korean War, but South and North Korea did not sign the treaty. As a historical background, on June 25, 1950 the Soviet Union leader, Joseph Stalin, gave North Korea permission to invade South Korea so they could expand their land. The US sent troops to support the South Koreans and drove the North Koreans to the Korean peninsula against the Chinese border. In October 1950, China entered the Korean War because they were afraid of being attacked. The Chinese and North Koreans pushed the USA…

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    South Korea experienced exponential economic growth from the early 1960s through 1989. During the 1970’s is when they earned the title as an Asian Tiger. During this time South Korea saw GDP growth from $7.7 billion in 1962, to $230 billion in 1989. (South Korea the Facts) They experienced this economic growth due to foreign aid, an increase in economic policies and a heightened investment in education. There were a few fundamental causes for this economic explosion. But in order to fully…

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    control of Europe, and enforce their democratic government. On the contrary, the United States feared that the Soviet Union wanted to destroy the democratic government and capitalism. This tension between the USSR and the United States resulted in the Cold War, which was not a direct war between the United States and the USSR but a number of proxy wars. One of these proxy wars was the Korean War that began on June 25, 1950.…

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