19 LEC 9 - Qing Dynasty China \u25cf The british badly wanted tea \u25cf China didn\u2019t want british stuff \u25cf Until heroin from india \u25cf China seized the

19 LEC 9 - Qing Dynasty China u25cf The british badly...

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Qing Dynasty China The british badly wanted tea China didn’t want british stuff Until heroin from india China seized the drugs The british won the opium wars 5 coastal cities Indemnity 5 ports, up to 90 Seized hongkong until 1997 99 year lease, gave it back in 1997 But they want democracy; protests Extraterritoriality Christian missionaries came Bible societies China’s “self-strengthening” Was an attempt to learn from “the West” in 1860’s To stop the foreign threat Hoping invaders would assimilate to Chinese ways It all ended by (Dowager) Cixi; PAGE 561 Taiping Rebellion Quig were foreigners Europeans were foreigners 1851-64 Hong Xiuquan Tai P’ing= worshippers of God Anti-Manchu, took Nanjing Communal land ownership Religious, social, and political Hard to defeat Hong Xiuquan Won land Naking its capital China, 1860’s=1900 Europeans getting rich Shanghai is their home base

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