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General Sherman incident

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The General Sherman incident (Korean: 제너럴셔먼호 사건) was the destruction of an American armed merchant marine side-wheel steamer that visited Korea in 1866. [1]

48 relations: Bak Gyusu, Busan, Convention of Kanagawa, Edmund Roberts (diplomat), Edo, Ernst Oppert, Fire ship, First Opium War, Gojong of Korea, Heungseon Daewongun, History of Korea, Hwanghae Province, Index of Korea-related articles, Isolationism, John Carson Febiger, Joseon, Junk (ship), Kim Hyong-jik, Kim Il-sung, Korea, Korean language, Language interpretation, Matthew C. Perry, Merchant navy, Missionary, Niter, North Korea, Paddle steamer, Protestantism, Pyongan Province, Pyongyang, Repatriation, Robert Jermain Thomas, Schooner, Sea captain, Second Opium War, Sulfur, Taedong River, Tianjin, United States Congress, United States expedition to Korea, United States Merchant Marine, Uraga, Kanagawa, Veritable Records of the Joseon Dynasty, Victorious War Museum, William Tecumseh Sherman, Yanggakdo, Yantai.

Bak Gyusu

Bak Gyusu (박규수, 朴珪壽, 1807–1877) was a scholar-bureaucrat, a teacher, a politician and a diplomat of Joseon Dynasty Korea.

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Busan

Busan, formerly known as Pusan and now officially is South Korea's second most-populous city after Seoul, with a population of over 3.5 million inhabitants.

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Convention of Kanagawa

On March 31, 1854, the or was the first treaty between the United States and the Tokugawa shogunate.

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Edmund Roberts (diplomat)

Edmund Roberts, appointed by President Andrew Jackson as the United States' first envoy to the Far East, went on the USS ''Peacock'' on two consecutive non-resident diplomatic missions to the courts of Cochinchina, Thailand ("Siam") and Muscat and Oman during the years 1832–6.

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Edo

, also romanized as Jedo, Yedo or Yeddo, is the former name of Tokyo.

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Ernst Oppert

Ernst Jakob Oppert (December 5, 1832 – September 19, 1903) was a Jewish businessman from Germany best known for his unsuccessful attempt in 1867 to remove the remains of the father of regent Yi Ha-eung from their grave in order to use them to blackmail the regent into removing Korean trade barriers.

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Fire ship

A fire ship or fireship, used in the days of wooden rowed or sailing ships, was a ship filled with combustibles, deliberately set on fire and steered (or, when possible, allowed to drift) into an enemy fleet, in order to destroy ships, or to create panic and make the enemy break formation.

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First Opium War

The First Opium War (第一次鴉片戰爭), also known as the Opium War or the Anglo-Chinese War, was a series of military engagements fought between the United Kingdom and the Qing dynasty of China over their conflicting viewpoints on diplomatic relations, trade, and the administration of justice in China.

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Gojong of Korea

Gojong, the Emperor Gwangmu (8 September 1852 – 21 January 1919), was the twenty-sixth king of the Joseon dynasty and the first Emperor of Korea.

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Heungseon Daewongun

Heungseon Daewongun (흥선대원군, 興宣大院君, 21 December 1820 – 22 February 1898), also known as the Daewongun (대원군, 大院君), Guktaegong (국태공, 國太公, "The Great Archduke") or formally Heungseon Heonui Daewonwang (흥선헌의대원왕, 興宣獻懿大院王) and also known to contemporary western diplomats as Prince Gung, was the title of Yi Ha-eung, regent of Joseon during the minority of Emperor Gojong in the 1860s and until his death a key political figure of late Joseon Korea.

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History of Korea

The Lower Paleolithic era in the Korean Peninsula began roughly half a million years ago.

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Hwanghae Province

Hwanghae (Hwanghae-do) was one of the Eight Provinces of Korea during the Joseon.

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Index of Korea-related articles

This is a list of articles on Korea-related people, places, things, and concepts.

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Isolationism

Isolationism is a category of foreign policies institutionalized by leaders who assert that their nations' best interests are best served by keeping the affairs of other countries at a distance.

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John Carson Febiger

John Carson Febiger (14 February 1821 – 9 October 1898) was a rear admiral of the United States Navy, who served with distinction in the Union Navy during the American Civil War.

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Joseon

The Joseon dynasty (also transcribed as Chosŏn or Chosun, 조선; officially the Kingdom of Great Joseon, 대조선국) was a Korean dynastic kingdom that lasted for approximately five centuries.

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Junk (ship)

Junk is a type of ancient Chinese sailing ship that is still in use today.

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Kim Hyong-jik

Kim Hyŏng-jik (10 July 1894 – 5 June 1926) was a Korean independence activist.

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Kim Il-sung

Kim Il-sung (or Kim Il Sung) (born Kim Sŏng-ju; 15 April 1912 – 8 July 1994) was the first leader of North Korea, from its establishment in 1948 until his death in 1994.

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Korea

Korea is a region in East Asia; since 1945 it has been divided into two distinctive sovereign states: North Korea and South Korea.

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Korean language

The Korean language (Chosŏn'gŭl/Hangul: 조선말/한국어; Hanja: 朝鮮말/韓國語) is an East Asian language spoken by about 80 million people.

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Language interpretation

Interpretation or interpreting is a translational activity in which one produces a first and final translation on the basis of a one-time exposure to an utterance in a source language.

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Matthew C. Perry

Matthew Calbraith Perry (April 10, 1794 – March 4, 1858) was a Commodore of the United States Navy who commanded ships in several wars, including the War of 1812 and the Mexican–American War (1846–48).

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Merchant navy

A merchant navy or merchant marine is the fleet of merchant vessels that are registered in a specific country.

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Missionary

A missionary is a member of a religious group sent into an area to proselytize and/or perform ministries of service, such as education, literacy, social justice, health care, and economic development.

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Niter

Niter, or nitre (chiefly British), is the mineral form of potassium nitrate, KNO3, also known as saltpeter or saltpetre.

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North Korea

North Korea (Chosŏn'gŭl:조선; Hanja:朝鮮; Chosŏn), officially the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (abbreviated as DPRK, PRK, DPR Korea, or Korea DPR), is a country in East Asia constituting the northern part of the Korean Peninsula.

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Paddle steamer

A paddle steamer is a steamship or riverboat powered by a steam engine that drives paddle wheels to propel the craft through the water.

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Protestantism

Protestantism is the second largest form of Christianity with collectively more than 900 million adherents worldwide or nearly 40% of all Christians.

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Pyongan Province

Pyeong'an Province was one of Eight Provinces of Korea during the Joseon.

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Pyongyang

Pyongyang, or P'yŏngyang, is the capital and largest city of North Korea.

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Repatriation

Repatriation is the process of returning an asset, an item of symbolic value or a person - voluntarily or forcibly - to its owner or their place of origin or citizenship.

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Robert Jermain Thomas

Robert Jermain Thomas (1839 – died c. 31 August 1866) was a Welsh Protestant Christian missionary who served with the London Missionary Society in late Qing Dynasty China and Korea.

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Schooner

A schooner is a type of sailing vessel with fore-and-aft sails on two or more masts.

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Sea captain

A sea captain, ship's captain, captain, master, or shipmaster, is a high-grade licensed mariner in ultimate command of the merchant vessel.

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Second Opium War

The Second Opium War (第二次鴉片戰爭), the Second Anglo-Chinese War, the Second China War, the Arrow War, or the Anglo-French expedition to China, was a war pitting the United Kingdom and the French Empire against the Qing dynasty of China, lasting from 1856 to 1860.

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Sulfur

Sulfur or sulphur is a chemical element with symbol S and atomic number 16.

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Taedong River

The Taedong River (Chosŏn'gŭl: 대동강) is a large river in the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (North Korea).

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Tianjin

Tianjin, formerly romanized as Tientsin, is a coastal metropolis in northern China and one of the four national central cities of the People's Republic of China (PRC), with a total population of 15,469,500, and is also the world's 11th-most populous city proper.

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United States Congress

The United States Congress is the bicameral legislature of the Federal government of the United States.

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United States expedition to Korea

The United States expedition to Korea, the Shinmiyangyo, or simply the Korean Expedition, in 1871, was the first American military action in Korea.

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United States Merchant Marine

The United States Merchant Marine refers to either United States civilian mariners, or to U.S. civilian and federally owned merchant vessels.

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Uraga, Kanagawa

is a subdivision of the city of Yokosuka, Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan.

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Veritable Records of the Joseon Dynasty

The Annals of the Joseon Dynasty (also known as The True Record of the Joseon Dynasty) are the annual records of the Joseon Dynasty of Korea, which were kept from 1413 to 1865.

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Victorious War Museum

The Victorious War Museum, or the Victorious Fatherland Liberation War Museum, is a history/military museum dedicated to the Korean War located in the North Korean capital-city of Pyongyang.

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William Tecumseh Sherman

William Tecumseh Sherman (February 8, 1820 – February 14, 1891) was an American soldier, businessman, educator, and author.

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Yanggakdo

Yanggakdo, or Yanggak Island is a small island in the Taedong River, located about two kilometers to the south-east of the center of the North Korean capital city Pyongyang.

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Yantai

Yantai, formerly known as Zhifu or Chefoo, is a prefecture-level city on the Bohai Strait in northeastern Shandong Province, China.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/General_Sherman_incident

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