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Tigers, Tae Kwan Do, and Turtle Ships: A Glimpse of Korea. Land of the Morning Calm. Seoul at Night. 70% of Korea is mountainous. Surrounded by water, Korea has over 3,000 islands. Fortified Cities due to invasions throughout history. Ch'eomseongdae Astronomical Observatory – 640.

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Tigers tae kwan do and turtle ships a glimpse of korea

Tigers, Tae Kwan Do,and Turtle Ships:A Glimpse of Korea


Tigers tae kwan do and turtle ships a glimpse of korea

Land of the Morning Calm


Tigers tae kwan do and turtle ships a glimpse of korea

Seoul at Night


Tigers tae kwan do and turtle ships a glimpse of korea

70% of Korea is mountainous


Tigers tae kwan do and turtle ships a glimpse of korea

Surrounded by water, Korea has over 3,000 islands


Tigers tae kwan do and turtle ships a glimpse of korea

Fortified Cities due to invasions

throughout history


Tigers tae kwan do and turtle ships a glimpse of korea

Ch'eomseongdae Astronomical Observatory – 640


Turtle ships

Turtle ships

  • First ironclad warships

  • 15th century


Tigers tae kwan do and turtle ships a glimpse of korea

Namsan Mountain – Several temples, Buddhas, Shrines. Head knocked off during invasion.


Tigers tae kwan do and turtle ships a glimpse of korea

Bulguksa Temple


Tigers tae kwan do and turtle ships a glimpse of korea

Prayer Rocks : Prayers said as rocks placed on pile


Tigers tae kwan do and turtle ships a glimpse of korea

Getting around


Tigers tae kwan do and turtle ships a glimpse of korea

*Agriculture – rice, corn, barley, vegetables, root crops, fruit, eggs, chicken.

Every inch of land used


Fishing shipbuilding

Fishing, Shipbuilding

  • Leading shipbuilding country in world

  • 7th largest fishing industry


Korean war 1950 1953

Korean War 1950 - 1953

  • End of WWII, Soviet troops in northern Korea, U.S. troops in southern Korea, as directed by United Nations.

  • Divided along 38th Parallel.

  • N. Korea invaded South Korea on June 25, 1950

  • Millions of civilians died; nearly 50,000 American military personnel killed.

  • War never completely resolved

  • DMZ remains today


Tigers tae kwan do and turtle ships a glimpse of korea

U.S. Marines storm

the shore at Incheon


Dmz 38 th parallel

DMZ – 38th Parallel


Korean word quiz

Korean word Quiz


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