Bits & Pieces of History; Mister Sunshine (미스터 션샤인) {Episode 21}

 

United States-Korea Treaty of 1882

Eugene Choi; “America will never help Joseon.”

This treaty although the first one Korea made with a Western nation was just another unequal treaty Joseon was pulled into. It mainly dealt with trade with Joseon and even though Joseon got a “friendship clause” it didn’t mean that United States would protect them from Japan. Unfortunate but true.


Other History Bits for Mr. Sunshine:

Episode 1    Episode 2    Episode 4    Episode 5   Episode 11   Episode 15   Episode 18

Episode 20   Episode 21   Episode 22

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