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Wars of Korea

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Wars of Korea

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Korean refugees standing in front of a tank during the Korean War

 

Donghak Peasant Revolution (1894)--This rebellion caused the Korean governement to request Chinese military intervention. This caused Japan and China to fight a war in Korea.

First Sino-Japanese War (1894-1895)--Japan defeated China. Many battles fought on Korean soil. The war resulted in Japan gaining increased influence in Korea.

Japanese Annexation of Korea (1910)--Though Japan retained effective control over Korea from 1905 on, the annexation was formalized in a 1910 treaty.

Anti-Japanese Resistance (1919-1945)--Many different groups and rebel forces resisted Japanese rule over Korea.

World War Two (1939-1945)--Many Koreans were drafted into Japanese forces during World War Two. The war ended with Japan defeated, and Japanese occupation of Korea ended.

Jeju Rebellion (1948-1949)--Communist rebellion on the South Korean island of Jeju

The Korean War (1950-1953)