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    Not long after the trimming began, Lieutenant Pak Chul of the Korean People’s Army of North Korea, surrounded by ten other North Korean soldiers, approached the workmen and soldiers trimming the tree. “If you cut more branches,” Lieutenant Pak warned, “there will be a big problem” (qtd. in Oberdorfer and Carlin 148). Captain Arthur Bonifas, the American leading the trimming, ignored him, and the poplar trimming operation continued. Lieutenant Pak continued to threaten Captain Bonifas. “The…

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    II, the 38th parallel latitude line became the division in Korea, splitting the tiny, East Asian peninsula into what we know today as North Korea and South Korea (Pierpaoli, Paul Jr., 1). In 1948, the Republic of Korea was established in South Korea, while in North Korea, the People’s Democratic Republic of Korea took hold. The Soviet Union occupied the Northern half of Korea, and the United States occupied the Southern half. The government 's’ contrasting aspirations for their different halves…

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    the government or private groups. Censorship is a common issue around the world. With many types and reasons for censorship, censorship is the prohibition of anything that is considered obscene in a country. Most motivations for censorship can be for the benefit of a nation, government, or the ruler themselves. In North Korea, there is plenty of things that are censored and mostly for the sole purpose of being in control of the people of North Korea. As the world may be aware, North Korea has…

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    Pfc. James Dresnok, who is the main speaker of this film. Crossing the Line is a documentary that follows 4 western defectors who lived in communists North Korea. All of these men, to my surprise had entered into North Korea willingly and were not captured or necessarily prisoners of war. They had all abandoned there posts and went to North Korea for a variety of reasons, even they can’t explain the exacts reasons for crossing the deadly boarder into communism. After Dresnok was captured by the…

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    Korea Research Paper

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    emerging popularity of Korean pop-culture among nations all around the globe, there has been a great increase in interest in South Korean culture outside of the realm of pop-culture. The South Korean Government, or more specifically, the Korea Tourism Organization (KTO), has been capitalizing on this interest with costly and colorful advertisements to increase travel to South Korea. One of their more recent projects is the webpage koreavisitsyou.com that features four videos as well as a section…

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    Yu Ri Kim Yk6636 Reaction Paper 1 Assignment Jeju or Cheju Island is a one of the biggest island in South Korea and very famous for their beautiful scenery, food, and the unique culture. However, under the beautiful scenes there’s a dark history - Jeju April Uprising. It is one of the most brutal and bloodiest history in South Korea, but yet history repeats itself and currently Gangjeong villagers are going through a similar violence. Jeju April Uprising is also called Jeju Massacre due…

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    South Korea Essay

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    Great changes in culture and advancements in technology in short spans of time, staying strong under less than friendly circumstances. That is the Modus Operandi of South Korea, despite the nation’s relatively young age, and conditions of coming into existence; it is a major Asian power. Prosper in the face of adversity, with the odds stacked against you, when no one expects you to. Seeing where something comes from can shed light on how it became the way it is. When someone or something is…

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    North Korea Swot Analysis

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    took power of North Korea in 1948, and two years later the Korean War commenced. On June 25, 1950, soldiers from communist North Korea had launched an invasion of their noncommunist neighbor, South Korea. South Korean troops were surprised, outnumbered, and outgunned by the invaders. In the first week of the war, ROK forces suffered 44,000 casualties.” The United Nations entered the war with the U.S and supported South Korea while China entered the war and supported North Korea. A deadlock was…

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    colours, religions, languages, or any of other status”. North Korea is officially called democratic people’s Republic of Korea, the capital and the largest city is Pyongyang. There are approximately 24.76 million people in the country. North Korea was a part of Korea, which has been divided in two countries known as North and South Korea. North Korea is generally described as a communist state, currently operates by Kim Jon-un. North Korea is internationally well known for its governmental…

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    religions inn South Korea? During Gary Wintz speech ‘Top 10 Things Everyone Should Know about Korea’, he mentioned quite a couple of interesting topics that match up with the book Introduction to Geography. Even though there is both a North and a South Korea, I will be focusing mainly on South Korea. The topics that matched up were religion, agriculture and food, and economy. Religion is a topic that Gary Wintz covered in his speech. There are many religions in South Korea, however the…

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