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  Korea   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
During the 19th century, Korea tried to prevent the opening of the country to foreign trade by closing the borders to all nations but China, resulting in it being called the Hermit Kingdom by many.
In 1871, the United States first met Korea militarily, in what the Koreans call the Shinmiyangyo.
Beginning in 1876 the Japanese forced trade agreements on Korea, won influence over Korea following the Sino-Japanese War (1894-1895), and assassinated Queen Min in 1895.
bopedia.com /en/wikipedia/k/ko/korea.html   (1651 words)

  
 General Sherman Incident
The first two boats failed to inflict any damage, but the third boat set the ship afire and the crew jumped into the water where they were all hacked to death.
The incident was one reason why the US returned in 1871 and resulted in military action, killing about 350 Koreans, in what is called the 1871 US Korea Campaign, or Shinmiyangyo.
Five years later Korea signed a trade treaty with Japan, and in 1882 signed a treaty with America, ending several centuries of isolationism.
pedia.newsfilter.co.uk /wikipedia/g/ge/general_sherman_incident.html   (807 words)

  
 Digital Chosunilbo (English Edition) : Daily News in English About Korea
In addition a photo exhibition of the ShinMiYangYo; the invasion of Korea by five US warships in 1871; will be held from 9:00am to 8:00pm at the Culture Hall, located at Subongsan Park in Inchon, until November 10.
The photos were taken by US ensign Thomas, who was the US interpreter at that time, and had been kept by his descendents.
ShinMiYangYo occurred as the US brought in five warships to invade Korea, after a US merchant boat, the General Sherman was burnt in Pyongyang.
english.chosun.com /w21data/html/news/199911/199911040518.html   (147 words)

  
 History of Korea
In 1866 the General Sherman Incident put Korea and the United States on a collision course.
In 1871, the United States met Korea militarily, in what the Koreans call the Shinmiyangyo and in America is also called the 1871 US Korea Campaign.
A rapidly modernizing Japan forced Korea to open its ports and sucessfully challenged the Qing Empire, which claimed sovereignty over Korea, in the Sino-Japanese War (1894-1895).
pedia.newsfilter.co.uk /wikipedia/h/hi/history_of_korea.html   (2513 words)

  
 Shinmiyangyo - Korea 1871 and The Inchon Invasion of 1950
Shinmiyangyo - Korea 1871 and The Inchon Invasion of 1950
Thomas Duvernay who has spent several years researching the Shinmiyangyo.
Duvernay has established contact with the surviving family of Lt. Hugh McKee, but is anxious to establish contact with surviving family of other participants in this action.
www.homeofheroes.com /wallofhonor/korea1871/1_preface.html   (2222 words)

  
 Digital Chosunilbo (English Edition) : Daily News in English About Korea
Because the Koreans fired the first shots, it gave a perfect excuse to the Americans to start a war, which historians call Shinmiyangyo (a big fuss caused by westerners in the year of Shinmi) or Cho-Mi War.
The battle fields of Shinmiyangyo are located at Kwangsungbo in Seoul's suburb of Kanghwado.
These are hallow grounds to the Koreans like Massada is to the Jews, Cullodon moor to the Scots, Little Big Horn to the Americans, and Mission Alamo to the Texans, where a few brave people stood on their principle, and fought to the bitter ends against overwhelming forces.
english.chosun.com /w21data/html/news/200011/200011150095.html   (1448 words)

  
 Wikinfo | Korea
During the 19th century, Korea tried to prevent the opening of the country to foreign trade by closing the borders, resulting in it being called the Hermit Kingdom by many.
In 1871, the United States first met Korea militarily, in what the Koreans call the Shinmiyangyo(신미양요, 辛未洋擾).
Beginning in 1876 the Japanese forced trade agreements on Korea, and following the Sino-Japanese War (1894-1895) and the Russo-Japanese War (1904-1905) Japan established dominant influence in Korea after assasinating Queen Min - Korea's Last Empress.
www.wikinfo.org /wiki.php?title=Korea   (1061 words)

  
 Shinmiyangyo - Korea 1871 and The Attack on the Citadel
Shinmiyangyo - Korea 1871 and The Attack on the Citadel
In 1863 he moved to Japan and achieved new acclaim for his photographs of the Oriental landscape.
It was from there that he was invited to join the expedition to Kanghwa Island, going ashore with the landing force and preserving for posterity some vivid images of the Shinmiyangyo.
64.70.201.125 /wallofhonor/korea1871/4_citadel.html   (3989 words)

  
 History of Korea -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
The Chosun court which ruled Korea, was well aware of the colonization of China as well as the (Click link for more info and facts about Opium Wars) Opium Wars there, and still followed a strict policy of isolationism however.
In 1871, the United States met Korea militarily, in what the Koreans call the (Click link for more info and facts about Shinmiyangyo) Shinmiyangyo and in America is also called the 1871 US Korea Campaign.
A rapidly modernizing (A constitutional monarchy occupying the Japanese Archipelago; a world leader in electronics and automobile manufacture and ship building) Japan forced Korea to open its ports and successfully challenged the Qing Empire, which claimed sovereignty over Korea, in the (Click link for more info and facts about Sino-Japanese War (1894-1895)) Sino-Japanese War (1894-1895).
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/H/Hi/History_of_Korea.htm   (3234 words)

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