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South Korea's History-Challenged Youth

Categories: East Asia, South Korea, Citizen Media, Digital Activism, Education, History, Protest, Youth

As younger generation shows a serious lack of historical knowledge even to the point of calling [1] [ko] an iconic democratic movement a rebel, South Korean net users set up an online petition page [2] [to] calling the government to make history a mandatory subject in Korean SAT. Only two days have passed so far, but it has gathered more than 19,000 signatures.