History notes October 10 - History notes Textbook 1750-1850 Revolutions Economics Ottoman India China Qing 1750-1850 China gradually lost independence

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History notes October 10, 2007 Textbook: 1750-1850 Revolutions Economics Ottoman, India, China Qing 1750-1850 China gradually lost independence 1644 to late 18 th century Opium Wars Interpretation Canton system, relative isolation of China, trade limited to city of Canton, paid tax to imperial family, highly controlled Opium wars a) pre-conditions 1792 McCartney, fails in re-negotiation of the Canton System between British and Chinese

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