Mongol rule led to much suffering for the Korean people, especially the thousands of peasants and artisans who were forced to build ships for Kublai Khan's invasion of Japan.
The geography of Korea is a peninsula slightly larger than the state of Minnesota and is relatively mountainous.
Buddhism was introduced to Korea, quickly it became the state religion.
The territory was split into three separate kingdoms, the split was from when the Chinese gained control but the Koreans ended up driving them out.
Silla kings adopted Buddhist names and sponsored the buildings of many Buddhist temples.
The rulers of the different parts of the territory are Koguryo in the north, Paekche in the southwest, and Silla in the southeast. Mongol rule led the suffering because of the thousands of peasants and artisans forced to build ships.