Crash Course #35Name:____________________________________________________________ date:______To begin this assignment, watch the Crash Course World History video: Imperialism and then answer the following questions. 1. Why did European nations have to trade silver in exchange for Chinese goods for centuries? ( 2 reasons)
2. What product did the British begin using to trade with China in the 19th century?
3. Why would China be upset about this product flooding its markets? (2 reasons)
4. Why did the British continue selling opium to China, even though the Chinese were not happy it was coming into their country?
5. How did the Chinese respond to Britain continuing to import opium into their country?