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Confucianism, Buddhism, Taoism, Catholicism, and native shamanism•Social discontent against Western learning (not happy with government and social restrictions, not necessarily equality for all) will be part of larger movementoCh’oe feared China’s, civilized society’s values and moral principles, military defeat to Europeans (Catholics) and began preaching eastern Learning to counter the destabilizing and immoral effects of Western LearningGeneral Sherman Incident(1866)•Park Kyusu (after diplomatic mission to Qing China, countered “Uphold Orthodoxy and Reject Heterodoxy” and called for “Opening”, Korean Enlightenment Movement) •American ship at Pyongyang (Taedong River) wanted to force Korean government to enter into commercial relations, but Korean government forbade such relations (Korea’s seclusion policy)
•Important catalyst to end of Korean isolationism in 19thc.oMarked beginning of imperialism and Korea’s entrance into the cutthroat system of competing nation states that would eventually strip it of its autonomy (foreigners in Late Choson)ESSAYS1.Write up your own list of 5 injunctions for kings in premodern Korea and explain the importance of each injunction. Discuss them in relation to the injunctions attributed to the founding kings of Koryo and Choson as well as those by Ch’oe Ch’unghon of Koryo. What are some common features and goals of such royal injunctions? You can and should cite historical events as past acts without concerning yourself with temporality (you and your readers are not restricted to being in any set time period).Five Injunctions: