korea - 1901151 Whybe KOREA Located between China and Japan Continuous cultural and geopolitcal interactions with China and Japan Korean language is

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1901151 Whybe
KOREA Located between China and Japan Continuous cultural and geopolitcal interactions with China and Japan Korean language is considered “language isolate”
Modern Korea One of the world’s fastest growing economies Korean GDP ranked No. 12 in the world World’s 8 th largest exporter
Korean Wave (Hallyu): Korean Cultural Export since early 1990s Korean movies, TV dramas, and pop-music are very popular around the world; rapidly spreading beyond Asian countries Korea is among the world’s top ten cultural exporters “Rain” “Wonder Girls” “DBSK” “BigBang” “Girls’ Generation” “Dae-Jang-Gum” TV drama “Super Junior”
Five Thousand Years of Korean History Country Time 2333 B.C. Go-Joseon 1 st centry B.C. Three kingdoms (Shilla, Baekje and Goguryeo) 668 – 935 Shilla (south: 668-935) Balhae (north: 698-926) 935 - 1392 Goryeo Dynasty 1392 – 1910 Joseon Dynasty 1910 - 1945 Japanese rule 1948 Established Republic of Korea in South, Democratic Peoples Republic in the North 1950-1953 Korean war 1961 Military coup 1988 Seoul Olympics
Go-Joseon Country Time 2333 B.C. Go-Joseon 1 st centry B.C. Three kingdoms (Shilla, Baekje and Goguryeo) 668 – 935 A.D. Shilla (south: 668-935) Balhae (north: 698-926) 935 - 1392 Goryeo Dynasty 1392 – 1910 Joseon Dynasty 1910 - 1945 Japanese rule 1948 Established Republic of Korea in South 1950-1953 Korean war 1961 Military coup 1998 Seoul Olympic Game King Dan-gun established Go-Joseon in 2333 B.C.
Three Kingdoms to Goryeo Country Time 10 th centry B.C. Go-Joseon 1 st centry B.C. Three kingdoms (Shilla, Baekje and Goguryeo) 668 – 935 A.D. Shilla (south: 668-935) Balhae (north: 698-926) 935 - 1392 Goryeo Dynasty Shilla Goryeo Balhae Buddhism became national religion. Arts and culture flourished during Shilla Dynasty. Goguryeo Baekje Shilla
Joseon Dynasty Country Time 10 th centry B.C. Go-Joseon 1 st centry B.C. Three kingdoms (Shilla, Baekje and Goguryeo) 668 – 935 A.D. Shilla (south: 668-935) Balhae (north: 698-926) 935 - 1392 Goryeo Dynasty 1392 – 1910 Joseon Dynasty Expanded territory boundary up to Yalu river in north. Confucianism was promoted by government. Korean alphabet was invented. Sijo became popular.
Japanese Rule Country Time 10 th centry B.C. Go-Joseon 1 st centry B.C. Three kingdoms (Shilla, Baekje and Goguryeo) 668 – 935 A.D. Shilla (south: 668-935) Balhae (north: 698-926) 935 - 1392 Goryeo Dynasty 1392 – 1910 Joseon Dynasty 1910 - 1945 Japanese rule Japan annexed Korea by force in 1910.

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