By: Mariel Cuello and Arianna Cintron
After World War II, Japanese occupation ends with Soviet troops occupying area north of the 38th parallel, and US troops in the south.
North and South Split
South declares independence, sparking North Korean invasion.
The Korean War Starts
Republic of Korea proclaimed
Armistice ends Korean War, which has cost two millions lives
South sustained by crucial US military, economic and political support.
Increasing shift towards high-tech and computer industry.
Kim Dae-jung offered uncoditional economic and humanitarian aid to North Korea