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ASIAN AM 160 Lecture 13: Asian American History Lecture 13
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Asian American Studies
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ASIAN AM 160
Professor
Cheng Cindy

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Korea Under Japanese Rule
Japanese Imperial Period
1905 Korea became protectorate of Japan
o Russo-Japanese War (1904-1905), Russia recognized Japan entitled to pursue
interest in Korea
o U.S. Secretary of War William Taft (27th President) signed treaty with Japan
U.S. agreed not to interfere; Japan agreed not to interfere in Philippines
Taft-Katsura Agreement in 1905
o With Japanese troops in Korea, Korean state “agreed” to hard over foreign
affairs, ceded control over Korea’s trade ports
1910 1945: Japanese Occupation of Korea
o August 22, 1910: Emperor of Korea conceded sovereignty of Korea to Japan
o Instigated Korean Independence Movement
March First Movement of 1919
o Over 2 million participated in nationwide protest against Japanese military
occupation in Korea
o Resulted in bloody massacre of Koreans by Japanese forces
o Led to formation of Korean Provisional Government of the Republic of Korea in
Shanghai, April 1919
o Resulted in dispersal of Korean nationalists freedom fighters to Manchuria
(China) and U.S. (Hawaii, California)
Korean Nationalist in Hawaii and California
Japanese colonization key impetus for Korean immigration to U.S.
o Worked as domestics, on sugar plantations in Hawaii, and other low wage labor
Organized and fundraised for liberation of Korea Methodist Church in the U.S.
o Provided Korean men in U.S. formal leadership roles
o Provided Korean women space to exert political activism
Korean volunteer armies were formed within U.S.
WWII Pacific War
When U.S. declared war on Japan, the Korean Provisional Government, Korean
Liberation Army, and Korean Volunteer Army declared war on Japan and on Nazi
Germany
Following U.S. dropping two atomic bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki, Japan agreed
to unconditional surrender on August 15, 1945
Ended over 36 years of Japanese colonial over Korea
In Korea, struggled over what “free Korea” was to look like
o Revert back to feudal system and Korean aristocracy
o Or creation of nation with equal distribution of land and wealth
Political strife in Korea compounded with the arrival of American forces
o U.S. established American Military Government, in September 1945 in southern
portions of Korean peninsula
Seen as new colonial government by some Koreans
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Korea Under Japanese Rule Japanese Imperial Period 1905 Korea became protectorate of Japan o RussoJapanese War (19041905), Russia recognized Japan entitled to pursue interest in Korea o U.S. Secretary of War William Taft (27 President) signed treaty with Japan U.S. agreed not to interfere; Japan agreed not to interfere in Philippines TaftKatsura Agreement in 1905 o With Japanese troops in Korea, Korean state agreed to hard over foreign affairs, ceded control over Koreas trade ports 1910 1945: Japanese Occupation of Korea o August 22, 1910: Emperor of Korea conceded sovereignty of Korea to Japan o Instigated Korean Independence Movement March First Movement of 1919 o Over 2 million participated in nationwide protest against Japanese military occupation in Korea o Resulted in bloody massacre of Koreans by Japanese forces o Led to formation of Korean Provisional Government of the Republic of Korea in Shanghai, April 1919 o Resulted in dispersal of Korean nationalists freedom fighters to Manchuria (China) and U.S. (Hawaii, California) Korean Nationalis
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