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유대감 (Fellowship): Images of American Efforts to Modernize Korea

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Politically, the early 20th century was a very tumultuous time for Korea. Japan occupied Korea from 1910 to 1945. On March 1, 1919, two million Koreans protested the Japanese occupation and demanded independence. The March First Movement was violently suppressed by the Japanese but other protests and resistance movements took place throughout the 1920s and 1930s.