How Did Korea Develop

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Korea was one country under the Joseon Dynasty (1392-1910) and they had the same language and essential culture. But for the last 6 decades and more Korean peninsula was divided into two sides North and South along a fortified DMZ. Why did they split? What caused the division? How did that division came about? The origins of this split begins with the Japanese conquest of Korea at the end of the nineteenth century. The Japanese empire annexed Korean peninsula in 1910, but Japan was ruling the country through a puppet ruler since it’s victory in the first Sino-Japanese War in 1895. Thus Korea was Japanese colony during 1910-1945. After the end World War II, the United States and the Soviet Union rose at two super powers of the globe. With their
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