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Unformatted text preview: grown in China. People will still continue to smuggle the opium through the borders. Reflection pg. 588 I think that the traditional Chinese distaste for female rule accentuated Cixis ambitions. She wanted to show everyone around her that a woman can rule and that they can have a high intelligence. The Chinese system tried to offer measures to modernize the government, but Cixi always resisted....
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