Key concept 5 - Factional strife factional strife began in...

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Factional strife – factional strife began in with the Neo-Confucian literati gaining both power and influence in government. Became worse as more factions struggled for power and split. Hideyoshi invasions/Imjin War/Yi Sun-sin - Initially, the Japanese forces saw successes on land and consistent failures at sea. However, the Japanese forces came to suffer heavily as their communication and supply lines were thinned. The Korean navy starved the Japanese forces by successfully intercepting the Japanese supply fleets on the western waters of the peninsula, to which most major rivers of the Korean peninsula flow. The war stalled for five years during which the three countries tried to negotiate a peaceful compromise; however, Japan invaded Korea a second time in 1597. The war concluded with the naval battle at Noryang. All of the Japanese forces in Korea had retreated by the 12th lunar month of 1598 and returned to Japan after the devastating defeat against the Korean navy. Yi Sun-sin Korean naval leader noted for his victories against the Japanese navy during the Japanese invasions of Korea (1592- 1598) during the Choson Dynasty. He led the victories as the first commandant of the Gyeongsang,
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Key concept 5 - Factional strife factional strife began in...

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