Century+of+Humiliation (2) - Amelia Ferreras FDINT Brother Champbell 27 January 2018 Century of Humiliation 1 What would you consider the three

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Amelia Ferreras FDINT Brother Champbell 27 January 2018 Century of Humiliation 1. What would you consider the three most important facts about the Opium Wars? List them in order of importance. Why they are important? - The trade between China and British grew rapidly from 1808 to 1881 an average of “400 chest entered China per year” each “chest included around 140 pound of opium. Chinas was getting invaded from the “poppy fields of the East India company.” Opium touch the lives of many in China and the economic of the country as well. The reason why I think this fact is important is because China had many resources that they could use to help the economic but the dynasty of the time let the drug affect the country drastically. Finally the emperor Daoguang decide to take initiative and realizing the effect and danger that it was bring to the country. This is important to me because most emperor don’t care about what drugs are doing to the country but their focus is, how is it

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