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The Open Door Policy - USA came to stop the rebellion and...

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The Open Door Policy China lost a battle to Japan in 1894-1895, and others…descended upon the wounded country. Americans wanted trade with Asia,…So McKinley’s Sec. of State John Hay, in the summer of 1899, sent a series of letters…that said China could trade with anyone This would be put to the test when Chinese nationalists (known as the Boxers) rose against European imperialism and besieged the Beijing capital…A multinational rescue force, including
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Unformatted text preview: USA, came to stop the rebellion and free the captives. (The Society of Righteous and Harmonious fists). Hay sent off another note saying the USA believed in the preservation of “Chinese territorial and administrative entity,” and in “the principle of equal and impartial trade” with all parts of the Chinese Empire…....
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