My Ethnicity- (South) Korean
Everyone that lives in the United States has ancestors that come from all around the world. I remember growing up and I thought it was just African American and Caucasian. Until I learned that I myself was mixed, but because I found out when I was 3 I really didn’t dwell on it. I’m sure a lot of people in the U.S. didn’t know they had family from other countries or maybe even one country.
I am 75 % African American and 25% Korean. My ancestors came from Seoul, Korea. The culture is Korean, my birth mother left there when she was 13. She left because she was a war baby and her mother couldn’t take care of her and she didn’t know who her father was. During this time men who were active in the war might’ve been cheating on their wives or even trying to get a fix while away from home. So she was sent to the U.S. to be adopted by a Caucasian family.
South Korea is just like the U.S. in a way. The Koreans go to the cities more because there are more opportunities. Colleges and universities are in the cities just as you would find in the U.S. There are expressways to travel to different cities and there are frequent traffic jams. On average there is 1 automobile used for every 5 people. Koreans are more likely to take the bus or the train because it’s a faster service. (World Book) A historical event is the Korean War and a famous person is Kim Dae-jung the president in 2000 and Lee Myung Bak the current president.
Today in Korea, the largest subsistence strategy used is industrialism. Manufacturing accounts for 75% of the country’s industrial production. Some other’s including mining, chemicals, and food processing. Information is the next largest subsistence strategy; South Korea has a private and government-owned radio and television network that is broadcast throughout the city. About 60 newspapers are printed daily. The last subsistence strategy used is agriculture. South Korea has 1 ½ million farms which...