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Second Opium War. Brittany Campbell. Objectives of the War. Legalize Opium trade Expand trade Open all of China to Britain Exempting foreign Imports from Internal Transit duties. October 8, 1856 Arrow Incident. French Involvement. The Father Chapdelaine Incident

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Second opium war

Second Opium War

Brittany Campbell


Objectives of the war

Objectives of the War

  • Legalize Opium trade

  • Expand trade

  • Open all of China to Britain

  • Exempting foreign Imports from Internal Transit duties.


October 8 1856 arrow incident

October 8, 1856 Arrow Incident


French involvement

French Involvement

The Father Chapdelaine Incident

FatherAugustChapdelaine

February 25, 1856- Beaten and died


U s involvement

U.S. Involvement

Battle of Pearl River Forts

November 15, 1856

USS Portsmouth

Andrew Foote


Us involvement

US Involvement

San Jacinto take over of the Taku Forts – Picture of the aftermath


Treaties of tientsin

Treaties of Tientsin

  • The first part of the war ended with these four treaties. However, physical violence still continued…The Qing court agreed to the terms of the treaties, however, the Xianfeng Emperor was not interested in allowing more encroachment by the West, and continued the campaign…


French campaign

French Campaign

Cousin Montauban Campaign Of 1860


British campaign

British Campaign

Looting of the Yuan Ming Yuan by Anglo French forces in 1860


Convention of peking oct 24 1860

Convention of Peking, Oct 24, 1860

Prince Gong

2 November 1860


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