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  1. North Korea Notes

    Country The Democratic People's Republic of Korea, commonly called North Korea, is a country in East Asia, in the northern half of the Korean Peninsula. Its capital is Pyongyang, the country's largest city by both land area and population. April 15th 2013
  2. Learning Target-Through research, analyzing of news reports, and debating, students will gain insight into the tension between North Korea and the (USA, South Korea and UN). Common Core and Essential Standards: 7.C&G.1.1 Summarize the ideas that have shaped political thought in various societies and regions (e.g. Enlightenment and Scientific Revolution, democracy, communism and socialism). 7.C&G.1.2 Evaluate how the Western concept of democracy has Learning Target and Essential Standard
  3. Do you think North Korea is making a bad decision by threatening to deploy missile? If you were in control of their government, how would you change the country for the better? Essential Question
  4. North Korea South Korea UN USA Sanctions Military hotlines Integrity Sanctions Threat Armistice Dictatorship Democracy Key Vocabulary
  5. North Korea Flag - The North Korean National flag represents the history, economic and political situation of Korea. The red colour represents the blood shed by anti-Japanese fighters and revolutionaries in the struggle against the Japanese (of whom the Korean peninsula was a colony for 45 years) and fight for national freedom. The white represents the long history and culture of the Korean people, depicting that Korea is one homogenous nation. The red star represents a prosperous future for the Korean people and their impeccable integrity while the blue means that Korea is a sovereign nation.
  6. North Korea Cuts Off the Remaining Military Hot Lines With South Korea http://www.nytimes.com/2013/03/28/world/asia/north-korea-shuts-last-remaining-hotline-to-south.html?_r=0
  7. http://www.foxnews.com/world/2013/03/27/north-korea-says-it-will-cut-key-military-hotline-with-south-korea/ http://www.foxnews.com/world/2013/03/27/north-korea-says-it-will-cut-key-military-hotline-with-south-korea/ North Korea cuts key military hotline with South Korea
  8. http://www.north-korea-travel.com/north-korea-flag.html http://www.nytimes.com/2013/03/28/world/asia/north-korea-shuts-last-remaining-hotline-to-south.html?_r=0 Resources