I have two assignments.
The assignment is from my Asian Study. I learn about Korean history and basically I have to write time line so I will send you some reading resource and example (picture of my classmate’s work).
Each time line assignments require one page each but I have to submit it asap.
(T) Ebrey, Patricia et al. East Asia: A Cultural, Social, and Political History. Pp. 387-401.
Assignment: Make a timeline of Korea’s modern history (1896-1945) based on the reading and bring to class for submission. The timeline should be typed up, single-spaced, and more than one page long. This assignment is in lieu of a reading log, so no separate reading log is necessary
8/31 (R) Korea’s Post-1945 History
Ebrey, pp. 491-510.
Assignment: Make a timeline of Korea’s modern history (1945-present) based on the reading and bring to class for submission. The timeline should be typed up, single-spaced, and more than one page long. No separate reading log is necessary.
ATTEMPTS AT REFORM (1896-1910).
- 1896: Competition between Russia and Japan promoted reforms in Korea. King Kojong fled from Japanese supremacy to Russia. Russia and Japan signed equal agreement to grant loans to the Korean government. Russia instigated construction of the Chinese Eastern Railway in order to shorten the distance to
- 1897: Russia acquired a lease on Port Arthur for twenty-five years on Liaodong peninsula. King Kojong started to lease rights to exploitation of available natural resources to the people of Russia. He went back to his palace and named his kingdom The Great Empire of Korea.
- 1898: Independence Club inspired exclusive women to hold debates on sexual equality and women’s education in Korean Nationalism’s context. Independence Club formed a school meant for women
- 1899: Independence club demanded the eradication of concubinage.
- 1900: First Woman doctor, Esther began to practice at Pogu yogwan.
- 1902: Japan made an alliance with Great Britain.
- 1904: Russo-Japanese War began.
- 1905: Korea became a protectorate of Japan.
- 1906-1907: Women established societies campaigning for women’s rights.
JAPANESE COLONIAL RULE
- 1910: Japan colonized Korea.
- 1919: Thirty-three Patriots went to the Japanese authorities with the objective of petitioning for liberty.
- 1910-1925: Economic boom experienced by Korea. Price of rice also increased.
- 1931: Japanese army propelled a coup against the Chinese governor and establish a puppet state of Manchukuo.
- 1933: The Japanese administration created the Tenancy Mediation Law to ensure tenant disputes were solved in court and in the tenant’s favor.
- 1934-1945: Agriculture started to drop steadily.
- 1940: The price of rice dropped by a whopping thirty nine percent.
GROWTH OF KOREAN INDUSTRY
- 1930: Rubber plants belonging to Korea outnumbered those of Japan.
- 1941: More than 90 percent of capital used to develop Korea was from Japan
- 1945: Korea defeated Japan. A timeline of Korea’s modern history (1945-present)
A timeline of Korean’s modern history (1945- present)
NATIONAL DIVISION AND THE KOREAN WAR (1945-1953)
- 1945, Kim II Sung arrives in North Korea together with his supporters.
- 1946, violent protests occur in South Korea while the Provisional People’s Committee (PPC) organizes numerous land reforms in North Korea.
- 1948, the North and South form separate states. The Republic of Korea was proclaimed and she adopted a constitution with Syngman Rhee as president. The Democratic People’s Republic of Korea is established and Kim II Sung is the chairman of the National People’s Assembly.
- 1949-1953, Korean War between the North (Soviet Union) and South (The United States).
- 1951, the fighting stabilized along the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ)
- 1953, all parties in the war sign an armistice except Syngman Rhee
THE DEMOCRATIC PEOPLE’S REPUBLIC OF KOREA (1953 TO PRESENT)
- 1950, the supreme leader, Kim II Sung began a rapid farm collectivization plan that was aiming at converting all farmers to proletarians.
- The 1960s, North Korea enjoyed higher industrial production especially because of extensive mineral reserves.
- 1972, Kim introduced a new constitution
- 1973, Kim groomed his son Kim Jong II to succeed him.
- 1980, Kim Jong II is appointed the secretary of KWP and member of the military commission.
- 1991, communism collapses in the Soviet Union
- 1994, Kim II Sung dies and Kim Jong II took over by opening the economy.
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