European interests in China 1800-1900. British want to trade. What do you trade with the empire that has everything?. Chinese would import only silver and opium. British did not want to give up silver, so…. Opium War. An Opium Den. Chests of British made Opium traded to China.
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British want to trade
Chinese would import only silver and opium. British did not want to give up silver, so….Opium War
An Opium Den
Chests of British made Opium traded to China
1839 - 1842
“Rid China of the foreign devils”
Sun Yixian (a.k.a. Sun Yat-sen)
Failure of Boxer Rebellion leads to:
The Sepoy Rebellion was crushed by the powerful British.
Use your notes to consider the following: