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Essentially a military general,these Japanese rulers wielded actual power over the country. Shoguns
This buffer zone is a strip of land running across the Korean Peninsula that serves as a neutral zone between North and South Korea. Demilitarization Zone (DMZ)
Often cosidered the highest mountain in Japan, this Volcano could still erupt. It is also considered a sacred site by Japanese people. Mt. Fuji
These warriors often carried numerous swords and were martial arts masters. They were elite fighters but still showed their feminine side by practicing flower arranging. Samurai
What type of government has North Korea had since the middle of the 20th century? Communist
This Eaast Asian country has plenty of natural resources but unfortunately fails to capitalize on them due to the tunnel vision focus of its communist government. North Korea
This country is currently making strides to improve its economy despite its history of corrupt government and pesky "red" neighbors. South Korea
At the beginning of the Cold War, the U.S became ivolved in this war which is also referred to as "Americas forgotten War" Korean War
This country decided to "awaken a sleeping giant" when it attacked a U.S Naval base which in turn caused the U.S to enter World War II Japan
The U.S. ended World War II by dropping this type of bomb on Nagasaki and Hiroshima Atomic Bomb
Japanese pilots whose mission was to crash their airplanes into U.S. naval boats wer called ____________ piots. Kamikaze
This ritualistic way of thinking was the code of the Samurai. It taught honor, respect and morals. Bushido
This communist nation borders North Korea and was considered a threat to freedom by democratic nations during the Cold War China
If a Samurai warrior failed to achieve an objective in an honorable fashion, it was expected that he do this in order to regain honor Committ suicide
What is the capital of South Korea? Seoul
In 2002 North Korea announced to the world that it had the capabilities of created 6 of these types of bombs. This sparked a sense of fear into the minds of global leaders that still exist today Nuclear
These are caused by earthquakes and creates a massive ocean wave that often destroys anything in its path when it makes landfall Tsunami
These traditional robes are often worn during Japanese performances or ceremonies Kimonos
What is the Capital of North Korea Pyongyang
This thought or idea is a hope for many North and South Koreans because it could lead to a more peaceful existence between the two if joined together. Reunification
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