Cause and Effect- China\u2019s Century of Crisis - Cause and Effect Chinas Century of Crisis Begin a cause and effect chart using examples from A Map of

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Cause and Effect: China’s Century of Crisis Begin a cause and effect chart using examples from “A Map of Time” on page 835. As you read this section, draw connections between these events and suggest the reason for that connection. Event Leads to... Reason China rejects British requests for open trade (1793) Angered and persistent Britain (followed by other western countries including the US) introducing opium to Chinese society and economy to cause dependence and addiction. Led to widespread opium addiction and eventually the first opium war after a Chinese trader protested by dumping thousands of dollars of opium into the Ocean off of Canton. Brits were angered by China's rejection to the Macartney Mission (petition to sell more british goods in China) . (Lol they said that, “Your country has nothing we need.” That's so cocky China, I like it but you were pretty wrong. The British were also already like “oh heck no you aren’t throwing our lucrative trading goods into the ocean, we already went through this with the Boston Tea Party!) The first Opium War (1838–1842) Unequal Treaties, readmittance of Protestant and Catholic missionaries, foreign concessions, Taiping Rebellion China was easily overwhelmed by the British Naval forces and superior military technology. The British made

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