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South Korea and Japan


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South Korea and Japan

  1. 1. <ul><li>South Korea & Japan </li></ul>
  2. 2. Introduction For South Korea <ul><li>Korea’s name means “The Land of Morning Calm” . Korea lives up to their name’s meaning . It is such a beautiful place and have an interesting history. Korea is a role model country for other countries. Their art shows the artist’s personalities and beliefs. Their government is a republican type too. Which means the people have a part in the government. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Geography <ul><li>South Korea and North Korea were divided at the 38 th parallel because of the Korean War. North Korea was named The Democratic People’s Republic of Korea and South Korea is called The Republic of Korea. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Government (South Korea) <ul><li>The Korean Government is divided into three branches: the Judicial, the Executive and the Legislative. Below them are many other smaller branches. </li></ul>Korean Government Executive Legislative Judicial
  5. 5. Judicial branch (Korea) Judicial Supreme Court Local Court High Court Family Court District Court Patent Court Administrative Court
  6. 6. Executive branch (Korea) Executive President Prime Minister State Council Ministers Prime Minister Solely responsible for important government polices. “ first” minister 15-30 people
  7. 7. Legislative branch (Korea) Must be 25 years old or older Selected by majority votes Makes law Legislative branch 299 members The Assembly 4 year terms
  8. 8. Arts (Korea) <ul><li>Korean painters showed accumulated skills from the Three Kingdoms </li></ul><ul><li>Most paintings have been lost ‘cause they were drawn on papers. </li></ul><ul><li>During the Three Kingdoms era, Goguryeo , Baekje and Silla developed different fine arts influenced by their own unique land features, political and societal conditions </li></ul><ul><li>Mural paintings from Goguryeo tombs, mostly found around Jiban and Pyongyang, illustrate the art of this kingdom. </li></ul><ul><li>The art of Baekje is best characterized by soft surfaces and warm smiles as seen in the Buddhist triad carved in a rock in mountains. </li></ul>
  9. 9. Introduction for Japan <ul><li>Japan’s name is the meaning “Rising of the Sun.” Japan’s history is very intriguing as well. Japan’s government is a constitutional monarchy. That means they’re a free country with a prime minister, not presidents. Their art is very charming and it shows personality too. </li></ul>
  10. 10. Geography (Japan) <ul><li>Japan is a island country. It sort of looks like a letter J. The capital is Tokyo, right where the pin is. Japan also have a lot of natural disasters. Such as Tsunamis, Volcanic eruptions and the earthquakes. </li></ul>
  11. 11. Government (Japan) <ul><li>As you can see, Japan have same branches in government as S. Korea. </li></ul>Government System Legislative Executive Judicial
  12. 12. Executive branch (Japan) 75-100 people Have Gov. Power (Leader of the Country) NO Government Power Executive branch House of Rep. Prime minister Emperor
  13. 13. Judicial branch (Japan) <ul><li>As you can see, Japan have one less kind of court than South Korea. </li></ul>Judicial branch District court High Court Supreme court Judicial branch Local Court Patent court Family court
  14. 14. Arts (Japan) <ul><li>There are many kinds of Japanese art. </li></ul><ul><li>Most of them came from other countries : India, Korea, and China. </li></ul><ul><li>Techniques from other countries are mixed with techniques from Japan. </li></ul><ul><li>The Japanese art is most about nature. </li></ul><ul><li>Japanese also made art by carving wood, jade, and bronze. </li></ul>
  15. 15. Credits <ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li> /library/publications/the-world-factbook/geos/ja/html </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li>Unknown. Ask About Asia KOREA. Broomall: Library of congress,1999 </li></ul><ul><li>Park, Jeannie. Hello from Korea. Seoul: Korean Information Service,1997 </li></ul>