MCFinalReviewSessionNotes - History of Modern China I...

Info iconThis preview shows pages 1–2. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
History of Modern China I page 1 of 4 Review Session Notes Opium trade Chinese people addicted GB revenue Polachek – consequence of different factions Court/Manchus more flexible in dealing with GB Scholars/officials have more hard-line policy Lin Zexu finds Opium, destroys GB takes force wants compensation for drugs destroyed wants to make China more submissive Opium War Treaty of Nanjing - 1842 Sets up framework for China-West interactions for 19 th , even 20 th centuries Provisions Hefty indemnity – China can’t pay, so turns into loan Discontent feeds into Xinhai Revolution Establishment of 5 treaty ports Start of establishment of many more Site of China-West interactions Translation of technology, science, Christianity Not beneficial to vast majority A lot of foreign investment End of the Canton system Qing gives Hongkong to GB Treaty of the Bogue – 1843 – supplemental treaty GB gets extraterritoriality Not subject to Chinese laws GB gets most-favored-nation status Counterintuitive – they have same rights as all other countries China loses control over tariff policies Think about capability of Qing – Treaty of Nanjing weakened it China lost face on international level – concern mostly of the officials, scholars Ordinary people concerned mostly with personal interactions with West Nationalism during this period Started in about 1900 – one nation with boundaries, a certain group of people Started situation West superior to China China had to strengthen itself Very important to Sun Yat-sen, Liang Qi-chao Dissent Distinction Secret societies – secular, secret, different range of symbols to bond members Sectarian groups – religious, not secret, often w/ Buddhist content e.g. White Lotus Uprising (late 18 th century)
Background image of page 1

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
Image of page 2
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

Page1 / 4

MCFinalReviewSessionNotes - History of Modern China I...

This preview shows document pages 1 - 2. Sign up to view the full document.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Ask a homework question - tutors are online