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Unformatted text preview: • Korean citizens staged protests while their government requested Chinese assistance which triggered Japanese involvement and caused Sino-Japanese War of 1894-1985 • Japan won the war and abolished Korean monarchy taking control of the country and ruled ruthlessly • Korea was exploited of its natural resources and turned into a base for Japanese military • Japan and China went to war a second time • Newly created United Nations tried to unite North and South but failed and North Korea ended up being a communist society • North Korea invaded South Korea starting the Korean War • United Nations’ army composed of mostly US troops went to aid South Korea which was successful at pushing the war into North Korea. At that point, China came to aid of North Korea •...
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This note was uploaded on 10/17/2010 for the course SOCY 145 taught by Professor Darwinlohouse during the Spring '10 term at Grace NE.
- Spring '10