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Ancient Historical Origins of Korean Culture Though this introductory section ostensibly has little to do with the contemporary situation in Korea, in fact it is very important for understanding the rich history and unity of the Korean culture.
For as we are beginning to realize more and more, the presence of the past is always here. Everything is related to everything.
We can only ignore this principle at our own peril, which in turn robs us of the incredibly profound input of a vast sea of indispensable wisdom. It helps explain how deep is the passion for the reunification of a people who share a long, evolved history with one another.
There are no regions in the Western world that possess a million-plus year history of human activity as does the Korean Peninsula.
And the Korean culture possesses a 5, year distinct, unified homogenous history devoid of ethnic minorities. Never was Korea divided until the 38th Parallel was cruelly imposed upon it in by the United States. Korea has never been an aggressor nation. Instead, it has suffered a long history of being aggressed upon by other outside nations, both Asian and Western.
In contrast, the earliest record of human activity in the Western Hemisphere according to carbon dating is no more than 45, years, but most evidence makes a more comfortable estimate of 30, years or less. And since there were no Eurocentric or New World societies until after the Conquest of the original Indigenous societies that occurred from the late s through the s, the longest period of organized society we in the West possess is no more than years old.
The Republic of the United States of America, and its Europeon antecedent communities, only go back years. There is evidence that some of the Indigenous stock in the Western hemisphere originated in portions of Asia, including the Korean Peninsula.
Chinese and Japanese influences have been strong throughout Korean history but the Koreans descended as a distinct racial and cultural group from Tungusic Siberian ethnic groups tribal peoples from central Asia and Manchuria.
A peninsula miles long, north-south, with an average width of miles, it is separated from China by as little as miles on the west by the Yellow Sea and Korean Bay, a northern section of the Yellow Sea while sharing a mile northern boundary with China marked by the great Yalu River.
It also shares an 11 mile northeast boundary with Russia marked by the Tumen River.
It is separated from Japan on the east by the Sea of Japan. The large volcanic Cheju Island, a part of Korea 70 miles south of the mainland, lies between the Korean Strait to its north and the East China Sea to its south.
Korea has some 3, islands and islets, mostly in the south and west.
Traces of the earliest ancestors of modern humans have been discovered in tropical eastern sub-Sahara Africa as early as 5 million years ago.
Homo Erectus grade hominids were present in the Peninsula of Korea, eastern portions of China, southern Asia, and central India more than one million years ago.
There is evidence of occupation through hunter-gatherer and burial sites from this period, such as at Tongsamdong in southeastern Korea near present day Pusanalong with pottery, stone agricultural tools, and cereal cultivation of millet.
Some scholars identify this period as the beginning of a continuous evolution of a distinct culture, meaning that by 2, A. The spread of rice farming reached northern areas of the Peninsula by B. Iron Age culture became widespread in southern Korea by the second century B.The Second New Deal The increasing pressures of the Great Depression caused President Roosevelt to back a new set of economic and social measures Prominent among these were measures to fight poverty, to counter unemployment with work and to provide a social safety net.
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