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    • China and the Western World
      • Productive Agricultural society
      • Natural resources available for development
      • 1793 Qing Emperor allows diplomatic communication with western world
        • Showered with gifts but not impressed
    • Tea and Opium
      • Little interest in trade with West
      • Imbalanced trade with Britain
        • Tea exported for goods of lesser value
        • Silver used to cover the difference
      • Introduce opium for non-medicinal purposes and China gets hooked
    • Opium War
      • Opium banned in Britain but sold to Chinese
        • Do not respond to the reasoning of the Chinese Emperors
      • Mostly a sea battle
        • Chinese ships were no match for Britains new boats
      • Treaty of Nanjing
    • Treaty of Nanjing
      • Hong Kong to Britain
      • Christian Missionaries receive access
      • Extraterritorial rights (US too)
        • did not have to follow Chinese law at 4 more ports
        • Opium continues
    • Internal Problems
      • Population
        • 430 million in 1850
        • Us just hit 300 million October 2006
        • Food shortage
        • Flooding
      • Taiping Rebellion
        • Peasant army revolt
        • Took control of Southeast China including Taiping
        • Finally crush 14 year rebellion and cause starvation
    • Sphere of Influence
      • Region in which the foreign nation controlled trade and investment
      • United States feared being shut out of China and its trade if the European countries colonized it in the same way they took Africa
    • Open Door Policy
      • Directions:
      • Read the letter independentl y and complete a primary source sheet
      • INSTEAD of the regular summary section follow the directions on the top of the sheet.
      • You have 30 minutes
    • Open Door Policy
      • Now that you have your own summary, get into groups of 3 or 4 and share your summary with your group members. You need to discuss similairties and differences in the summaries and compile a master summary for your group that will be shared!
      • You have 15 minutes