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    It is forbidden for people who live in the country of North Korea to leave the country without permission of the government in power. Not only being on strict limits for leaving the country, the government in power tries to limit/restrict the people of North Koreas movement even inside their own country. You must have a clearly stated particular responsibility/duty or purpose if you wish to go to another part of the country and receive permission from your work unit. For those not living in…

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    Richard E. Kim was born in Hamheung, North Korea in 1932. Kim grew up in a very religious family, his grandfather was a Christian minister. Before the Korean War began Kim and his family fled, moving south until they ended up in Seoul. The communist troops were taking over Seoul, they arrested and killed Kim’s grandfather. Kim escaped Seoul and fled to Inchon. Kim was later caught and put into the Marines as an English translator and a liaison to the United Nations this began in 1950, he served…

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    “God Please Protect America” was written by Jimmie Osborne on July 26,1950. The song was recorded the day after the Korean war began on July 25,1950. The war took place right after all of the distress of both World Wars and the Civil War. “God Please Protect America” was written as a depthful plea during this difficult time for all. On the morning of June 25, 1950, North Korea invaded the South with “advanced units of the 135,00 soldiers of the North Korean army” (McGowen,10). The South was…

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    North Korea Swot Analysis

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    Beginning of Isolation Kim III sung 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…

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    1945. A war. No mother and father. It’s just Soo Kan and Inchun where they are risking their lives. They can be shot by a bullet any second by the Russians, but they still take the chance. Soo Kan is the main character of the novel, the Year of Impossible Goodbyes written by Sook Nyul Choi. She and her brother, Inchun live in Kirimni, Pyeongyang. As soon as the country is free from Japan, the Russians take over North Korea. Once again their freedom is limited from the “Town Reds”. However, in…

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    One of the most trending topics in all of the media is Kim Jong-Un and North Korea. This is for good reason, as there are many ideas to report, like how Kim Jong-Un and North Korea’s government has made its country dystopian-like. When analyzing how the government of North Korea makes decisions that creates a dystopian society among their citizens, one can evaluate what changes Kim Jong-Un made that was so influencing and controlling that their country became dystopian, determine the specific…

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    Modern day North Korea, nicknamed the hermit kingdom, is known to be heavily isolated from the influences of the world. Its people are secluded and forced to praise their ruler, Kim Jong-un, or else they shall pay a dreadful price. Moreover, personally, I do not believe that Jong un’s people truly see and love him as this god-like figure. To me, I see them as terrified and depressed people who are involuntarily forced by the Korean government to live in a place with no freedom. This is even…

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    MacArthur had reacted to the events that were in Korea so he had the UN troops help him since he had the okay from Truman. He had surprised North Korea when he and the UN had attack them, but he was also going to invade China. Truman had given the job to MacArthur because Truman wanted peace between North and South Korea but Truman had not wanted the Chinese to have a reason to join the war so he had told MacArthur to stay away from the China border. I believe that it would be Truman's because…

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    The Propaganda Game is a documentary directed by Alvaro Longoria, that emphasizes the mystery that is North Korea. It follows the only foreigner working for the North Korean government, Alejandro Cao de Benos, and his battle with the western ideals. He believes that much of the way North Korea is depicted, a sort of freak show, is inaccurate and believes in the regime he works for, as do the people. The film did not do a lot of judging like most documentaries about North Korea do, and although…

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    Taiwan Research Paper

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    Taiwan was where my father was born, where it was still a third world country when he was born in 1959, to after he left in 1973 to escape from the Taiwanese military draft. When the Japanese took over Taiwan during World War II, it began to help modernize them Taiwan, but it stopped after the Japanese signed the surrender treaty (Hays). The people who lived in Taiwan still lived in wooden houses, traveled by rickshaw or animals, and still had rice farmers (though there are still today). A few…

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