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Honors Boxer Rebellion
Terms in this set (23)
Location of the Opium Wars & Boxer Rebellion
The Boxer Rebellion
Event during which Boxers attempted to end foreign religious and economic influences in China by murdering foreign merchants, Christian missionaries, and Chinese Christians.
Event during which Chinese nationalists attempted to end foreign religious and political influences in China by murdering foreign diplomats, Christian missionaries, and native Chinese who embraced the foreigners.
Chinese Emperor who created the Canton System and lead China through the First Opium War / First Anglo-Chinese War
Chinese economic system that contained trade with foreigners to China's southern port city of Canton
Emperor Daoguang's Imperial Edict of 1836
National announcement reinforcing the the importance of the Canton System
"The port of Canton is the only one at which the outer Barbarians are permitted to trade, on no account can they be permitted to wander and visit other places in China".
Hong and Hoppo
Chinese officials responsible setting tariffs and collecting taxes in the Canton System
The British East India Company
First European corporation to trade with China. This corporation imported thousands of tons of opium into China in attempt to manipulate China into make trade concessions favorable to Europeans.
Tea, porcelain, and silks
Chinese raw materials European wanted
Addictive drug the British East India Company imported into China.
The British imported Opium to manipulate Chinese officials addicted to Opium into making trade agreements that benefited Europeans.
British colony where the British East India Company produced Opium for use in China
Viceroy of Canton tasked with fixing the opium epidemic in Canton.
This man outlawed the possession/sale of Opium in China and punished native Chinese found to be selling or in possession of Opium with death.
This man published an open letter condemning the British in the London Times
Zexu's Open Letter to the Sovereign of England (1839)
"We find that your country is sixty or seventy thousand li [Chinese measurement for distance] from China. Yet there are barbarian ships that strive to come here for trade for the purpose of making a great profit. The wealth of China is used to profit the barbarians. That is to say, the great profit made by barbarians is all taken from the rightful share of China. By what right do they then in return use the poisonous drug to injure the Chinese people? Even though the barbarians may not necessarily intend to do us harm, yet in coveting profit to an extreme, they have no regard for injuring others. Let us ask, where is your conscience?"
The First Opium War / First Anglo-Chinese War
War between Great Britain and China over trade in China.
Europeans wanted expanded trading opportunities in China and China was furious with Europeans from importing tons of opium into China.
This war lasted from March 18, 1839 - August 29, 1842 and was concluded with the Treaty of Nanking.
British steam-powered, iron-clad battleship used against China in the First Opium War.
"The Devil Ship"
Chinese nickname for the British East India Company's steam-powered, iron-clad battleship the Nemesis
Zexu's Emperor Daoguang's Imperial Edict of 1836 and Open Letter to the Sovereign of England (1839) are __________.
Primary Sources from the Boxer Rebellion
Treaty of Nanking
Treaty that ended the First Opium War / First Anglo-Chinese War
"Injustices" in the Treaty of Nanking
China was ordered to pay 20 million silver dollars in reparations
Forced China to open 4 port cities outside of Canton
Europeans were subject to European laws NOT Chinese laws while in China
China was forced to surrender Hong Kong
Peace agreement in which terms are
dictated by the nation(s) who won the military conflict.
Eight Nation Alliance
Coalition of nations, Austria-Hungry, Great Britain, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Russia, and the United States, whose collective goal was to crush the Boxer Rebellion.
US President during the Boxer Rebellion
Leader of China during the Boxer Rebellion
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