UNIT 12_IMPERIALISM _Opium Wars - Name_Period Date Unit 12 Imperialism Student Guide Opium Wars Directions Watch the video on the Opium Wars in

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Name____________________________Period_________ Date__________________________ Unit 12: Imperialism Student Guide Opium Wars Directions: Watch the video on the Opium Wars in China (in class or using the link below). After you watch the video, answer the 3 questions found below. (In addition to the video, you can use chapter 26, lesson 1 in your textbook for support in answering each question). Reflection Questions: 1. Why did the English introduce Opium into China, and how did Chinese leaders respond to this trade? _ Because they thought that the chineese people would have easily gotten addicted to this but the leaders did not like it because it happened to be destructive.____________________________________________________________________ _________ ______________________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________________ 2. What do you think the British were trying to accomplish by exporting opium to China? __I think that they were trying to help the balance of the trade problem and have them end up addicted to it so that they can struggle.____________________________________________________________________ _____ ___________________________________________________________________________

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