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Japan and Korea's


Kevin Kacel

on 21 April 2013

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Section 1 Japan and the Korea's Section 2 Section 3 Section 4 Soichiro Honda Tsunamis 2004 Indian Ocean Tsunami
-Dec. 26, 2004
-killing nearly 230,000 people
in fourteen countries
-waves up to 100 ft high
-deadliest natural disasters
in recorded history
-second largest earthquake ever
record Japanese Fish
Markets -one of the largest fishing
countries in the world
-more than 2000 sea ports
-one of the few whaling countries in
the world Physical Features -About four-fifths of Japan is either hilly or mountainous
-Japan lies in a volcanic,
earthquake-prone belt called the
Ring of Fire
-50 of Japan's 192 volcanoes are active Mt. Fuji Japan Korea -Coal, iron, tungsten, graphite,
molybdenum, lead, copper, and
hydropower potential
-Mostly hills and mountains
-pollution BIG problem Samauri Kyoto Atomic Bomb Kabuki theatre The Diet Tokyo Bullet Train Japanese Baseball -Japan's imperial capital,
known before as Heian Shogun - powerful military leaders of imperial Japan
- general - higly trained warriors
- decline after 1868
- after WWII, by law, no person
could have a samauri name Hiroshima - 70,000 died instantly
Nagasaki - 42,000 died instantly Enola Gay -dropped atomic bomb
Little Boy on Hiroshima - highly stylized classical Japanese dance-drama
- known for: the stylization of its drama
: the elaborate make-up worn
by some of its performers
- sometimes performed in full-day programs Japan's bicameral legislature
-Lower house: called the House of Representatives
-Upper house: called the House of Councilors(or Chancellors)
-responsible for selecting the Prime Minister.
-The Diet took its current form in 1947 upon the adoption
ofthe postwar constitution Work Ethic - belief that work in itself is worthwhile
- people take great pride in their profession Trade Surplus - exists when a country exports more goods
than it imports
- Made in Japan Tariffs -fee a country charges for exports or
imports - very over crowded city
- world's most populous metropolitan area
with 35 to 39 million people
- one of the three "command centers" for the
world economy, along with London and
New York City - The Shinkansen or bullet train
- speeds from 160 mph to 361 mph
(world record)
- links many of Japans major cities Kimono The Korean War 1950-1953 Kim Jong IL -Japan ruled Korea up until 1945
-After WWII, Korea was divided on the 38th Parallel
-Communism controlled the North, and democracy controlled the South
-Stalemate from 1951-1953
-Casualties US: 36,940 killed, Koreans (including civilians)
3-4 million - 155 miles long
- 2.5 miles wide,
- The most heavily militarized border in the world
- One of the scariest places on Earth DMZ - Demilitarized Zone Seoul - population of over 10 million
- 40,000 people per square mile Pyongyang - population of 3,255,388
- very polluted city
- citizens are denied the rights of
freedom of speech, press, and religion Ryu-Gyong Hotel -Supreme Leader of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea
-Chairman of the National Defense Commission, Supreme Commander of the Korean People's Army, and General Secretary of the Workers' Party of Korea (the ruling party since 1948)
-Succeeded his father Kim Il-sung, founder of North Korea, who died in 1994
- Commands the fourth largest standing army in the world
- Dear Leader or the Great Leader -begun career as a mechanic
-started manufacturing piston rings
-sold company to Toyota
-started Honda Technical and later
Honda Motor Company -started building motorcycles
-later moved to cars and motorcyles
-one of the largest motorcycle producers
in the world -challenged numerous traitional ways
-encouraged workers to be creative and
promoted close relationships between
workers and managers BOOM! hjhjghjg "The Cove" Japan News Dolphin Hunt... Dolphins are related to whales
Dolphins are slaughtered in the thousands each year
Dolphin "season" lasts for 6 months
"claim" to be used for meat
Dolphin meat contains mercury levels unfit for humans
given to children in free lunch program
real reason- fishing competition... "Save the Whales" Propaganda
Some say that the issue is dumb
and is being blow out of proportion...
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