Decline of Qing Dynast Opium War, Taiping Rebellion and Self-Strengthening Movement.pptx

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Decline of Qing Dynasty(1842-1911)
Nov. 11, 2011Beijing, China
ObjectsList at least two reasons of the Arrow WarRecognize the measures taken in Self-Strengthening MovementEvaluate the consequences of the Self-Strengthening Movement
The Opium War and Treaty PortsArrow War Taiping RebellionSelf-Strengthening Movement
The Opium War and Treaty PortsTrade with the WestThe Opium WarTreaty Ports
Trade with the WestNo official relationshipTrade with foreigners were monopolized by HangsTrading area was confined to only one place: Canton
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Before 1832, the two sides enjoyed the equal status in the monopolized trade. (Hangs and East Indian Companies of British and Dutch)After 1832, when East Indian Company of British disintegrated, British merchants were seeking for new protection from British Consulate in China, which was not in action then.Chinese refused British attempts to set up a consulate or maintain equal status.Inequality in trade result in smuggling of opium and conflict
The Opium War (1839-1942)The First Opium War/ Anglo-Chinese WarQing government tightened the inspection for smugglin

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