ASIA - o China and North Korea v South Korea US Britain...

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ASIA Geography: o Vietnam is in southeastern Asia, it borders China to the north and Cambodia to the west. To the south and east it is surrounded by the Pacific Ocean. o Korea is next to China and Japan. It is a peninsula which extends southward. o Indonesia is in southeastern Asia and is an archipelago between the Indian Ocean and the Pacific Ocean. Terrace Framing- a series of step-like benches supported by either sod or stone walls. Monsoons- seasonal winds that occur every summer in southern Asia. Mongol Empire o Asian empire that stretched across all of Asia o covered Korea, China, Russia, the Middle East, and India o Began in 1206 o Genghis Khan was the ruler of the Mongols o Genghis Khan unified the Mongol people o Kublai Khan (the grandson of Genghis Khan) became the ruler after Genghis died o Kublai continued the conquest of China o After Kublai died, the empire fell apart Korean War: o caused by the division of Korea into North and South Korea
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Unformatted text preview: o China and North Korea v. South Korea, US, Britain, Canada, Australia o Ended in an agreement on July 27, 1953 • Kurds: o a Middle Eastern minority group that lives in South west Asia. most are Sunni Muslims • Tamils-south Indian peoples and their languages. • Sikhs-A religion combining the practices and beliefs of Hinduism and Islam. • Nationalism of Cambodia o Pol Pot was the dictator of Cambodia between 1975 and 1998 o He was responsible for the deaths of 1.5 million Cambodians o Khmer Rouge was a Cambodian communist group led by Pol Pot • Vietnam War o in the 1950's the US started to send troops to Vietnam to fight against communism which was taking over Vietnam • Ho Chi Minh-a nationalist and a communist in Vietnam o practiced guerrilla warfare to beat the French and the US in the Korean War...
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