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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 ...


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 ...


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 ...


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.


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 ...


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 ...


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.


Jun 14, 2017 ... What were the Opium Wars, and why did they happen? Learn more about the First and Second Opium Wars between China and Great Britain.


Kids learn about the Opium Wars of Ancient China including what caused the wars, results, who was involved, and fun facts.