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