China conquered the northern half of Korea.
Korean forces drove Chinese from Korea.
Mongol armies conquered the Koreans, but
members of the Yi family conquered as kings.
The Koreans freed themselves of Mongol
General Yi founded the Yi dynasty. It
lasted until 1910.
Manchu armies invaded Korea and forced
it to acknowledge the Manchu as feudal lords. But members of the Yi family
continued as kings.
Japan took control of Korea.
Soviet forces occupied northern Korea,
and U.S. forces occupied southern Korea after World War II
The Republic of Korea (South Korea) and
the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (North Korea) were established.
South Korea fought North Korea in the
~1970's and 1980's~
South Korea and North Korea held discussions
about reunification's, but tension remained.