Asia part 2
Card Set Information
Asia part 2
What is Korea's real name?
What does Choson mean?
land of the morning calm
How did Korea start?
Which tribe took over in Korea?
the center island and started dynasty
What dynasty lasted for 600 years in Korea?
the Yi dynasty
What religions are big in Korea?
Confusism, Buddhism, Toaism
What indicates that the Korean war action is not over?
a treaty was never signed
30,000-35,000 soldiers getting combat pay
When Japan had control over what did they do to the Korean people?
they preformed experiments on them?
How long did Korea not have to govern themselves?
What was the movement called when Russia came from the North and the US came from the South and cut off Japan?
the pincher movement
What was Russia doing while they were in the North of Korea?
they made little communist cells while they were occupying the North
What did the US do on August 15, 1948 in Korea?
the established the Republic of Korea (ROK)
What did Russia do on Semptember 9th, 1948?
Communists created the democratic peoples republic of Korea
What is Japan's real name?
Who was considered by many to be the George Washington of South Korea?
In South Korea where does most of the power still lie?
Who was the first "president" of North Korea?
How long was Kim Il-Sung dictator of North Korea?
from 1948-the 1990's
How old was Kim Il-Sung's son when he took over as dictator and what had been his previous job?
he was in his 70's
he had been a movie director
What happened on June 25, 1950?
North Korea invaded South Korea
a communist state invaded a free state
which US president brought the issue of fighting in Korea to the UN?
How was it possible that the UN voted yes to fighting to keep Korea free?
Russia was not there to protest because they had boycotted the UN over a money issue
What peninsula became independent in 1957-58?
the Malaya Peninsula
who was Bereney controlled by?
what 2 areas are on the island of Barneyo?
Sabah and Sarawak
why did an indonesian man want the land on Barneyo?
because of the oil on the island
Britain said that Singapore could be independent if they did what?
if they joined up with an already successful country
When Singapore joined the the other Malaysian countries they became the what?
the federation of Malaya
when did Singapore gain independence?
What was the divesity problem with the federation of Malaya?
half Chinese and half Malaysians with a few Indonesian
Why were the Chinese in the federation of Malaya upset?
because they didn't want the Malaysians to be leaders over them
When does Singapore leave the federation of Malaya?
When Singapore and Malaysia seperated what did they do for each other?
they signed a treaty
what did the treaty that Singapore and Malaysia protect Singapore from?
where does Singapore get a lot of its resources from?
what are some evidences that Singapore has a lot of brain power?
#1 in biotechnologybig with the stockmarketluxury airlines
when was there a solar eclipse in Tahiti in the Southern Hemisphere?
How many were in the crew that went down to observe the solar eclipse?
When were the crew of 6 going to observe the solar eclipse allowed to open the letter they were given?
after the solar eclipse
Who did they send to take the group of scientists down to Tahiti?
What kind of ship did the British not want for the science trip to Tahiti?
a clippar ship
What kind of ship did Captain Cook have?
a coal barge
what features of a coal barge made it perfect for the British exploration job?
it had a flat bottomplenty of space for provisions