You will choose two to write on in your response you

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You will choose twoto write on. In your response, you must identify the historical or social context, in which each passage occurs (e.g. speaker, subject, occasion, purpose, general time period). Making connections to specific and relevant parts of the assigned readings, you need to explain HOWthe passage relates to a key theme in our course so far. Each response should be one paragraph long (roughly half a page in length). Be specific and succinct! Text References in brackets will NOT be provided on the actual exam1)“The Superintendent, in order to save the lives of his imprisoned fellow Countrymen, gave at last the orders required of him, and the parties to whom these orders were addressed, although by no means bound to obey them, and although a great part of the property demanded, did not belong to them, but was only held by them in trust for others, yet complied with these orders, wishing no doubt to rescue the British Merchants in Canton from death, and trusting that the Queen of Great Britain would at a future time cause them to be indemnified for their loss.” (Lord Palmerston “British Grievances and Demands for Redress”)Feb 1840---mid nineteenth centuryLord Palmerston---speaker--secretary of stateOpium, british bailout, led to the british fucking up the Chinese xDDDBailout/blockade of british for 47 daysActual political action that helped lead to the opium wars Declare war against ChinaLetter to the minister of ChinaConnects to imperialismHow the purpose of imperialism in a civilizing way2)“When it is asked what is meant by the development of the Jewish National Home in Palestine, it may be answered that it is not the imposition of a Jewish nationality upon the inhabitants of Palestine as a whole, but the further development of the existing Jewish

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