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Strayer Section Notes Name:Madison Garrison Chapter:19 Pages: 834-844 Section Title:Reversal of Fortune: China’s Century of Crisis Questions for Class Discussion 1. Was Britain the only country China had problems with? 2. Who was Hong Xiuquan and why is he important? Questions seeking clarity 1. Why was Britain so upset about the trade rejection when they could have kept trading with all the other countries? 2. Why was it so hard to give the people jobs and control the crops and additctions? 9 most important events, people, terms, themes 1. Emperor Qianlong sent a letter to King George III denying trade. 4. There were 2 Opium wars, Britain came out was the winner for both. 7. The Boxer Uprising resulted in the many deaths of Europeans and Chinese Christians. 2. Taiping leader, Hong Xiuquan, claimed he was Jesus’s younger brother 5. There was a massive population increase but there was no way to support it. 8. “Self-strengtening” was a movement who’s goal was to reinvigorate a traditional China while also mixing in things from the West. 3. The Taiping movement was crushed by Qing dynasty supporters. 6. Opium is a drug that was used as a cure for dysentery.

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