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China Resists Outside Influence. Events/Policies. Cause. Effects. Opium War. Chinese Defeat & Humiliation Opium trade continues Britain gets Hong Kong Chinese resentment of Foreigners. Britain’s Refusal to stop the Opium trade. Taiping Rebellion.

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China ResistsOutside Influence


Events/Policies

  • Cause

  • Effects


Opium War

  • Chinese Defeat & Humiliation

  • Opium trade continues

  • Britain gets Hong Kong

  • Chinese resentment of Foreigners

Britain’s

Refusal

to

stop the

Opium

trade


Taiping Rebellion

  • Unable to feed enormous population

  • Increased Opium use

  • Increased Poverty

  • Restoration of Qing Empire

  • 20 million died


Self-strengthening Movement

  • Need to modernize Education & Military

  • Ability to produce it’s own Ammunition & Warships


Open Door policy

  • Protection of American trading rights in China

  • Keeping China free from colonization

  • China’s weak military

  • Economic & Political problems

  • US fears that they would be shut out of Chinese colonization


Open Door policy

John Hay


Boxer Rebellion


Boxer Rebellion

  • Resentment of everything “Western”

  • Failure to effect reform

  • Increased Nationalism


Explain why China was able to isolate itself from Western influence until the 19th Century

  • Advanced Culture

  • Economically Self-sufficient


Extraterritorial Rights

  • The right to live in a foreign country, yet live under the laws of one’s home country and be tried in home courts.


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