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    North Korea

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    The Odd One Out: The Culture of North Korea SGT Banas, Thomas 13F Class #004-17 NCO Academy SFC Hunsecker The Odd One Out: The Culture of North Korea The establishment of the 38th parallel divides the Republic of Korea in two separate countries. The one to the North has been marching to the beat of their own drum ever since the birth of their Nation. Isolated from the rest of the world the North Korean culture is certainly unique. One of the many definitions of culture is "that complex whole which includes knowledge, belief, art, morale, laws, custom and any other capabilities and habits as acquired by man as a member of society” (Bhatt, 2012). A human being is not born with culture; it is shared and learned throughout…

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    Unified Korea

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    During Korea’s Joseon Dynasty, America and a unified Korea operated under the 1882 Treaty of Peace, Amity, Commerce, and Navigation. Shortly after this period and leading up to World War II, the Korean Peninsula had been an annexed country of the Empire of Japan. After the war, Korea was split along its 38th parallel. (U.S. Department of State, 2015) The Northern part of the country was controlled by the former Soviet Union and America in the South. Attempts to reunify the country failed and in…

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    South Korea

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    As you can see, of all new democracies, Korea ranked highest among those believing in leftism that is, perhaps troublingly so, sympathetic with the authoritarian communism of the past. This helps us better understand their conclusion when they say “With this leftward shift in ideological identifications, South Korea became one of the most left-wing new democracies in a relatively short period of democratization. More noteworthy than this shift alone is the fact that most South Koreans who…

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    South Korea Essay

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    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 faced with a lot of hardships, those obstacles can lead to something truly amazing. Looking at Korea’s…

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    North Korea

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    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 rule over the nation’s…

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    people comfortable." --- Clifton Fadiman Our value in life comes from our life experiences. I was supposed to grow up in a small, countryside of Korea. My biological father and my mother finalize a divorce and I find myself making a home in America. I traveled the world at a young age, it was not my choice, but it was my life in a new family, as I became a military child. Coming to America, I look and understand the meaning of culture, but I could never look back and settle for the life I…

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    South Korea Suicide

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    South Korea, a country once impecunious and rampant with poverty and illiteracy has now become a bustling thriving country with great technological advances and is now 3rd in world education. Despite having a high ranked education system and reviving is economy, South Korea has one of the highest suicide rates among teens. A shocking average of 39 people per day commit suicide and is the most common cause of death among people 10 to 30 years old. The reason behind such high suicide rates among…

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    Education In Korea Essay

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    two types of high schools in South Korea, general and vocational. Combining the two types of high schools together, the ratio of middle school graduates advancing to high school was 99.7 in 2008. In 2008, the ratio of high school graduates who advanced to institutions of higher learning was 88 percent for general high schools and 73 percent for vocational high schools. Applicants for vocational high schools (covering agriculture, engineering, business and maritime studies) have a choice of…

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    North Korea Analysis

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    David Ignatius’s article “North Korea, Our Next Big Worry” uses an argumentative and expository writing strategy to convey the importance of Americans being aware of the issues with a nuclear North Korea. This objective is strengthened by the author’s concerned and informative tone. Ignatius’s audience is broad as his article is directed towards Americans, voters in America, and people around the world. With the use of a clear and logical pattern of organization, argumentative appeals, and a…

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    Women In South Korea

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    as is was in Almost every culture including America, the women of south Korea went the through the same struggles. They where viewed as lesser humans, and treated as property not as the person they where. Thanks to Economic prosperity, and rapid growth in population in South Korea things began…

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