Korean Culture

By: Sydney Green

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Push/Pull Factors

Push

  • World War 2

  • Korean War

  • Military Dictatorship

  • Little Job Opportunities

Pull

  • Displaced Persons Act

  • Democratic Government

  • Immigration Act of 1965

  • Good Education

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Major Foods

Important People

Cultural Highlights

Cultural Influences

Tv

  • Last Airbender
  • Fairly Odd Parents
  • The Sompsons
  • Fineus and Ferb
  • Family Guy

K-Pop

  • musical genre originating in South Korea
  • characterized by a wide variety of musical and dancing elements
  • includes all genres of "popular music"
  • modern form of South Korean music
  • wide range of styles including dance, ballet, electronic rock, hip-hop and R&B.

Is Immigration Good?

Yes

  • We are a country of immigrants (no immigrants = no country)
  • Everything would always be the same without immigration
  • New Foods (ex: no spaghetti, pizza, waffles)
  • New Music (ex: no classical music, k-pop, opera)

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"Twisted Korean Doughnuts (Kkwabaegi)." Recipe. N.p., n.d. Web. 03 Feb. 2016.


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