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The Opium Wars were two wars in the mid-19th century involving Anglo-Chinese disputes over British trade in China and China's sovereignty. The disputes ...

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The First Opium War also known as the Opium War and the Anglo-Chinese War, was fought between the United Kingdom and the Qing dynasty over their ...

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Mar 9, 2017 ... Opium Wars, two armed conflicts in China in the mid-19th century between the forces of Western countries and of the Qing dynasty, which ruled ...

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Combat at Guangzhou (Canton) during the Second Opium WarDespite Niall Ferguson's efforts in 2003 to partially rehabilitate British imperialism in his ...

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Aug 1, 2016 ... In 1839, England went to war with China because it was upset that Chinese officials had shut down its drug trafficking racket and confiscated its ...

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Introduction The Opium Wars of 1839 to 1842 and 1856 to 1860 marked a new stage in China's relations with the West. China's military defeats in these wars ...

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Jun 24, 2006 ... decorated initial 'A' he Anglo-Chinese Opium Wars were the direct result of China's isolationalist and exclusionary trade policy with the West.

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The First Opium War (1838-1842). In the middle of the 19th century, the rising British Empire and the waning Chinese Empire went to war over drug addiction.

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Introduction for Teachers; Reading for Students: The Opium War and Foreign Encroachment; Lin Zexu, Letter of Advice to Queen Victoria, 1839; Primary Source: ...