Kapsin Coup

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Kapsin Coup (1884) Information Context of 1884 coup : China and Japan was competing models for Korea’s modernization and independence - Some people say they modeled themselves as the samurai class - They did it in a violent way and were punished, and many of the members of the enlightenment faction were exiled. - Japan and china also become competing models for Korea’s modernization - The Min family looks to china for Korea’s model - Aftermath of coup : Japan-supported reformists worked in exile, leaving china to advance imperialist control over Korea—The Chinese strongly compete over the ports. Leaders of the Kapsin Coup : Kim Ok-kyun, Pak Yonghyo, Hong Yongsik, So Kwangbom, and So Chaep’il ; also known as the independence party Obstacles they faced: The Min faction counterattacked them with the help of three thousand Chinese troops (the Chinese occupation limited their efforts) What were the limits of their efforts: - The fact that china was still in control and connected to the Min family (the head of Korea) limited their efforts of reforming their nation - What effects did these movements have on the populous at large - The kapsin coup ended in 3days.
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This note was uploaded on 04/05/2012 for the course HIEA 150 taught by Professor Henry during the Spring '12 term at UCSD.

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