Imperialism In China - AP World Imperialism on China Fact Sheet Chinas Power is flipped within a hundred year period 1840-1940 Family in Power The Last

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AP World Imperialism on China Fact Sheet: China’s Power is flipped within a hundred year period 1840-1940 Family in Power The Last Ruling Dynasty of China was the Manchu o They were weak and Corrupt so the Dynasty ended in 1911 o Emperor Puyi Opium Wars Opium War between 1839-1841 o Between Britain and China o British import Opium, change flow of Silver bullion o China fight to stop the trade of Opium o China Defeated, Forced to Sign Treaty of Nanking o Other unequal treaties Treaty of Nanking o Gave Hong Kong to Britain o Forced China to pay for expenses of war o Opened four of China’s cities for trade Opium War 2 between 1856-1860 o China lost again o Forced to accept trade o Extraterritoriality: Westerners subject to own countries laws instead of China o Treaty of Tientsin Boxer Rebellion Boxer Rebellion 1898-1900 o For revolution, Chinese men cut off braids o Tried to follow Manchus, like Japan did o Called “the Peaceful harmonious Fists” o Encouraged by Dowager Empress o

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