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    North Korean Economy

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    Daily Life of North Korea Under a Centrally Planned Economy Throughout reading the book Nothing To Envy Ordinary - Lives In North Korea Barbara Demick depicts the everyday lives that go on in the regime that has been created under North Korean communist power. The book shows many of the economic factors that took place in the beginning and current state of North Korea. With the extreme government regulation that North Koreans experience, there is a lack of basic human rights, poverty, and…

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    Democratic People’s Republic of Korea, more commonly known as North Korea, is a country founded on September 9th, 1948 after being liberated from the Japanese by the Russians while South Korea was liberated by the United States of America. South Korea took on a Democratic government similar to the US while North Korea took on a Communist government similar to Russia. This caused a serious divide between the countries. Roughly two years later North Korea invaded South Korea with support from…

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    North Korea

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    Justice of Intervening in North Korea The Democratic People’s Republic of Korea, commonly known as North Korea to the United States, has effectively existed as a hermit kingdom since the end of the Korean War in 1953. A cease-fire was signed and the DMZ of the 38th parallel became the tentative boundary dividing the North from the South. South Korea has enjoyed economic prosperity and liberal democracy in the past several decades, but the North Korean government exercises strict totalitarian…

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    involved in South Korea with the primary and sole purpose of hindering the expansion of the communist ideology. Before North Korea attacked South Korea, there were several communist groups lurking within South Korea. With the U.S. in South Korea, the communists under the Soviet Union were not able to accomplish as much as they possibly could. In the government publication, “Communist Capabilities in South Korea”, it is mentioned that “The mission of the Communist forces in South Korea is to…

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    paper. Millet Brakes up the Korean War into three phases, he also describes these phases as “The People’s War or Liberation.” He also shows the ones behind the war, which are China and the Soviet Union with the North side of Korea and the United States and Japan with the South side. I had no idea the Japanese were apart of the Korean War and actually helped fight what we were helping with. Though Peter Gries et al brought up great information and analysis; they failed to actually involve…

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    Violence In North Korea

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    and oppressive as the actions of the regime in North Korea against their own citizens. The Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) is an ironic name for a nation that is clearly anything but a democratic republic for the people. In North Korea freedoms largely considered a human right in other nations do not exist. There is no freedom of speech and media sources such as television, music, and radio are all strictly regulated by the government. The punishment for political offenses against…

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    Culture In South Korea

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    ethnic, or age group.” One might also add the details of technology, economy, government, and other information that can make a distinction of one group of people from another. Culture has developed very differently across the entire world since the birth of civilization along the Euphrates River. These unique differences are because of physical terrain and weather, resources available, and even years…

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    Imagine living in the extremely dictated country of North Korea. You would never be able to leave the country’s limits because of the restrictions Kim Jong-Un has enforced among all of the North Korean citizens; North Korea’s leader has put on the country. The discrimination against North Korean’s by their leader is highly unfair and should be stopped immediately. North Korea has been a communist country and controls their people since 1918, democracy is a better way of life and not all are…

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    Minjung Movement Analysis

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    unions under his Act 10 law. Even though this caused thousands of people flocking to the capital of Wisconsin it is nothing compared to the protests of South Korea in and around the 1960 elections that would later be named the Minjung movement. At the point of the 1960 election the freedom and democracy of South Korea was at stake. Thankfully, due to South Korea’s strong protest culture and the unification of the Minjung movement…

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    Containment In Vietnam

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    Bombs & Eagles Containment is the action of keeping something harmful under control, a policy that prevents expansion of a hostile country being influenced. In 1950, the U.S did just that towards Southeast Asian countries, especially in Korea, Vietnam and Cambodia. Geographically the countries were located next and under China and Russia, therefore it was not wrong to stay cautious and be concerned of the “sphere of communism” spreading into the countries like a domino effect. However, during…

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