ObjectivesStudents will be able to discuss theseparation of the Korean Peninsula intotwo separate countries.Students will be able to discuss theKorean War.Students will be able to discuss NorthKorean communism and strictgovernment.
A Single Nation Although Korea is now divided, it has a long history as a united country. The Koreas lie on the Korean __________________ which juts out from northern China between the Sea of Japan and the Yellow Sea.
After Japan’s defeat inDivision of Korea WWII, troops from the communist _____________________ took over the _____________________ half of Korea. Korea eventually divided along the __________________ parallel.
In __________, NorthKorean War Korean armies attacked South Korea and their plan was to bring all of Korea under communist rule. The United States and other _________________ countries helped South Korea fight off the North Korean invasion.
After Japan’s defeat in WWII, troops from the communist Soviet Union took over the Northern half of Korea. Korea eventually divided along the 38th parallel, the north was communist, the south was non-communist. In 1950, North Korean armies attacked South Korea and their plan was to bring all of Korea under communist rule. The United States did not want Communism to spread because it would make the Soviet Union stronger. The United States and other United Nations countries helped South Korea fight off the North Korean invasion. U.S. is Successful…. South Korea remains Non-Communist
About 38,120 milesin area, the countryof South Korea isslightly larger than______________.The_________________mountains covermost of central andeastern SouthKorea.
Economy of S. Korea is one of Asia’sSouth Korea _______________ economies. In recent years manufacturing, high technology and service industries have grown tremendously. ___________________ also plays an important role. Rice, apples, onions and potatoes are huge moneymaking crops for the country.
People of South Korea has a population of nearlySouth Korea _______________ people. Since the mid- 1950s, South Korea’s capital of ______________ has grown into a busy, modern city of over 15 million.
_______________North Korea lies atthe northern end ofthe KoreanPeninsula.Slightly larger thanSouth Korea, NorthKorea covers 46,490square miles.Rugged mountainsrun down the centerof the country.
Korea has anEconomy ofNorth Korea ________________ economy. With more ____________________ than the south, the north was the major industrial area for many years. However, due to having a command economy, they have fallen. Some government run farms produce rice, corn and other vegetables.
North Korea has about People ofNorth Korea _________ million people. _____________________ is North Korea’s capital and largest city. As communists, the government discourages the practice of religion. Also, the government put the needs of the country over the needs of the people.
Kim Jong-il, Was the Leader ofNorth Koreauntil he died in 2011
After the death ofKim Jong- il, his sonKim Jong-un became the new Leader of North Korea.