"Land of the Morning Calm"
In 1392, the Choson Dynasty had started by General Ye Song-Gye, lasting for about another 500 years. Next in 1446, Korea started getting more sophisticated and King Saejong introduces the Korean alphabet called Hangul. Then, in the late 1500s, Korea is attacked by Japan, thankfully for Korea, Chinese troops help by running the troops out of Korea's borders. About 300 years later China, Japan, and Russia starts to fight of Korea's rule. So, in 1910, Japan takes over Korea, but loses the rule short after World War ll. Later, in 1945, Soviet Union (Russia) troops go through northern Korea. In about 1950, southern Korea and northern Korea have some conflicts with each other. Lots of people believe that the last straw was when northern Korea invaded the south and war broke out. In 1953, the Korean War ends, but without a peace treaty, so there was, is, and can be more conflicts between North Korea and South Korea.
As result of World War Two, Japan lost its rule over Korea, and South Korea and North Korea was divided in 1945 on the 38 parallel. The Soviet Union (Russia) and China came to North Korea's aid and the United States and the United Nation's came to South Korea's aid. North Korea had invaded South Korea in 1950 and Seoul had fallen, the US acted quick and brought weapons for South Korea. Between about 1.4 and 2.4 million Koreans died in the Korean War. The fighting ended in 1953 without a peace treaty. The country we knew as Korea had then split into two separate countries.
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