2-12-08 Notes

2-12-08 Notes - Key Concepts Extra Territoriality Treaty...

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Key Concepts Extra Territoriality Treaty Pots Treaties as Push souce Labor recruitment Key Names and Places Pearl River DELTA Five contiguous districts Sze Yup Sam Yup HeungShan Extraterritoriality- Try British subjects by British laws, not Chinese laws, in Chinese territories Treaty of 1842- a legal enclave (safety zone) for Chinese men Not just British subjects, but also Chinese employees of British subjects were tried by British laws o Chinese agents in China who recruited Chinese immigrants to cross the Pacific comprador Treaties produced by empire building, treaty of 1842 became a source of PUSH o Socio-economic provisions o 1850-1860 second Opium war Treaty of 1860 squeezed more treaty ports Made opium flow even freer in China from India Opium was legalized Missionaries were allowed to preach in more areas in China
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o Both Treaty of 1842 and 1860 made China to pay indemnity 1/3 of the annual income of the national treasury in China
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