What countries is Korean spoken?
Korean is spoken in both the Republic of Korea (South) and the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (North). In addition, there are sizable populations of Korean speakers in three Chinese provinces bordering on North Korea -- Liaoning, Jilin, and Heilongjiang -- as well as some speakers in far East Russia. There are also large numbers of Korean speaking communities in the United States, Canada, and Uzbekistan. ...
Asked in Korean War
What caused the Korean War?
The Korean war started as a suppride attack after what is now North Korea started shooting and bombing what is now South Korea (North Korea attacked South Korea) The Korean War began in June of 1950 when Communist North Korea invaded South Korea. Days after the attack, the Security Council of the U.N. asked nations to provide help to South Korea. Sixteen nations, including the U.S., sent soldiers to Korea. Although the U.N. force drove the communists out of most of South Korea, it...
Asked in History of Korea
What are 3 major time periods in North Korean history?
Throughout the entire recorded history of Northern Korea, there are arguably seven major periods. 1. Gojoseon (First Korean Kingdom) 2. Goguryeo (Three Kingdoms of Korea period) 3. Balhae (Northern and Southern kingdoms period) 4. Goryeo (Unified Korean Peninsula) 5. Joseon (Successor dynasty of the Unified Korean Peninsula) 6. Japanese Occupation (Northern Korea was home to many Korean anti-Japanese guerrilla units) 7. Democratic People's Republic of Korea (Present Day) ...
Asked in Korean War
What was the history of Korea before the Korean War?
In short story...Gojoseon, a big country during the 2333 bc - 108 bc, proto three kingdoms Buyeo,Okjeo and Dongye. three kingdoms, goguryeo, baekje and sila. unified silla. later three kingdoms, taebong (later goguryeo), later baekje and unified silla. Goryeo (later goguryeo changes its name when Korea is unified again) then Joseon. Korean Empire and then the Japanese rule from 1910-1945. North and South division. one communist and one republic ...
Asked in English to Korean
What is the Korean name for Jonathan?
Answer: Jo-na-dan. (조나단) You see, Korean people usually break names into parts like for example Brianna. They say Bri-a-na. They do not say it like in syllables. Most of the time, it's separated into three parts. Now you know something about Korean names!! I hope this answer helped. Thanks for asking. Brianna, P.S Ask me anything about Korea! I know lots of things about Korea. (Because I am half Korean.) ...
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Who attacked first in the Korean War the US or China?
Neither. The instigator of the Korean War was the North Korean People's Army, which invaded South Korea on the 25th of June in 1950. On June 28th of the same year, South Korea bombed the bridge on the Han River. Up until this point, the United States had refused to engage in an act of war in Korea. But due to the change of events, and first entered combat against North Korean on July 5th. The People's Republic of China would...
Asked in Military Terminology, US Army
What are three activities that help operational commanders?
Framing (and reframing) the problem, formulating the design, and refining the design are three activities that help operational commanders. ...
Asked in American Revolution
Who were the three British commanders in the planned three-prong attack on Albany?
The British made a plan for a three-prong attack on Albany New York in 1775 during the Revolutionary War. The three British commanders that took part in this attack include British General John Burgoyne, General Barry St. Leger, and General William Howe. ...
Asked in History of Science, History of Korea
What is History of Koreans?
Korean history was started by Chinese Jizi (Gija) from Zhou dynasty settling in Korean peninsula at 11th century BC. after that, Emperor Wu of Han conquered Korean peninsula and established commandery called Lelang in Pyongyang in 108 BC. Three kingdoms was also found in Korea about 1st BC such as Goguryeo, Baekje, and Silla. Korea was unified by Silla in 7th century with helping by Tang dynasty of mainland China. in 10th century, Wang family raise rebellion against Silla, and found Goryeo dynasty,...
Why was Japan in Korea?
Japan as a state invaded Korea three times in history (1592, 1597, and 1910). The invasions in 1592 and 1597 are both considered to be a part of what is known as the Imjin War. The Imjin War was begun by Toyotomi Hideyoshi, a Japanese warlord who had recently united Japan and had ambitions to conquer Joseon (Korea), the Ming empire (China) and India. However, after attempting to conquer Korea both times, he failed. In 1910, the empire of Japan annexed Korea...
Asked in Korean War
Where was the Korean War take place?
I think the answer should include off shore areas where the United States Navy sat for three years, doing shore bombardment and launching air strikes from aircraft carriers on North Korean targets. It should also include the furthest south North Korean troops went into South Korea in the year 1950, and the furthest North United Nations troops went into North Korea. ...
Asked in Japan
What did Japan gain from Korea?
While there are many things that Japan gained from Korea, here are some of the most important recorded contributions. - Korea introduced rice farming to Japan around the 3rd century B.C. - During the Three Kingdoms period, the Korean kingdom Baekje spread advanced metalworking techniques to the Japanese kingdom of Wa. - Being neighbors with China, Korea is partially credited with the spread of Confucian ideals and Buddhism to Japan. - Being relatively isolated and regarded as barbarians by the Chinese, Japan for much of...
Asked in Korean War, History of Japan, South Korea
What was the name of Korea before Korea?
It was called Gojoseon until 1897 when it became Korea. It was under Japanese rule from 1910 to 1945 and split into North and South Korea in 1948. No, Gojoseon was founded in 2333 BC and lasted until 108 BC. Then came the Proto-Three Kingdoms era, then the Three Kingdoms, then Unified Silla & Balhae, then was split into 3 again, then came GORYEO (where the present day English name Korea comes from), then Joseon, then the Korean Empire, then the Japanese...