euopean contact with china

  • Lord Macartneytrad voyage with china

    visit to china by British official, George Macartney, with the goal of convincing emperor Qianlong to ease restriction on trade between Great Britian and China, and to allow Britian to have a permanent embassy in Beijing
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    war- Britian and China

    first Anglo-Chinese (Opium) war between Britian and China
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    treasty and Nanking

    treaty nanking gives Britian trading and pther benefits, including gaining Hong Kong
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    taiping rebellion

    taiping rebelion
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    chinese war

    second Anglo- Chinese (opium) war in which British and French forces defeat china and force the Qing government to sign future unequal treaties