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  • First Opium War - Wikipedia

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    The First Opium War (Chinese: 第一次鴉片戰爭), also known as the Opium War or the Anglo-Chinese War, was a series of military engagements fought between the ...

  • Opium Wars | Definition, Summary, Facts, & Causes ...

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    Opium Wars: Opium Wars, two mid-19th-century armed conflicts between China and Western countries. The first Opium War (1839–42) was fought between China and Britain ...

  • Opium Wars - Wikipedia

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    The Opium Wars were two wars in the mid-19th century involving China and the British Empire over the British trade of opium and China's sovereignty.

  • The First and Second Opium Wars - ThoughtCo

    https://www.thoughtco.com/the-first-and-second-opium-wars-195276

    What were the Opium Wars, and why did they happen? Learn more about the First and Second Opium Wars between China and Great Britain.

  • MIT: Visualizing Cultures: The First Opium War

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    Introduction The Opium Wars of 1839 to 1842 and 1856 to 1860 marked a new stage in China’s relations with the West. China’s military defeats in these wars forced ...

  • The Opium Wars: The Bloody Conflicts That Destroyed ...

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    In 1839, England went to war with China because it was upset that Chinese officials had shut down its drug trafficking racket and confiscated its dope. Stating the ...

  • England and China: The Opium Wars, 1839-60

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    The Opium Trade, Seventh through Nineteenth Centuries. he Anglo-Chinese Opium Wars were the direct result of China's isolationalist and exclusionary trade policy with ...

  • Opium Wars - Simple English Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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    The Opium Wars were two wars between China and Western countries during the Qing dynasty. The first was between Great Britain and China and lasted from 1839 until 1842.

  • The Opium War (1997) - IMDb

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    The Opium War is an historical event that heralded the beginning of the end for the Qing Dynasty and the Chinese Empire as a whole. However, despite its name, the ...

  • The Opium Wars | History Today

    https://www.historytoday.com/julia-lovell/opium-wars

    The wars of 1839-42 and 1856-60 are a perfect case study of the divergence of opinion that the British Empire continues to generate.

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