Minneapolis was a "particularly virulent" site of anti-semitism until 1950.
A hate group known as the Silver Legion of America, or Silver Shirts, recruited members in the city and held meetings there around 1936 to 1938.
Firstly, Korean pop culture and culture in general is becoming more and more common and important in the US.
The second factor that will continue to contribute to the growth of Korean studies in the US is the ever fluctuating state of US-DPRK relations.
For a time, amicable relations were based on fur trading.