Good Day! DRAW A LINE SEPARATING TODAY & YESTERDAY 1) Write: Date: 11/09/09 , Topic: Imperialism in China 2) On the next line, write “ Opener #40 ” and then: 1) Plot your mood, reflect in 1 sent . 2) Respond to the opener by writing at least 2 sentences about : Your opinions/thoughts OR/AND Questions sparked by the clip OR/AND Summary of the clip OR/AND Other things going on in the news. Announcements: None Intro Music: Untitled
Agenda 1) Introduce Imperialism in China What you will be able to do: 1) Know how China gets conqured Reminder 1) Complete your Humanity 1800 Judgment Speech-Thur ( 60 Points-YOU MUST INCORP SPEECH TIPS )
Review 1) Enlightenment : 1600s, ideas of sci + freedom 2) Political and Industrial Revolutions : 1700s, ideas of overthrowing gov, caused by Enlightenment ideas ( ind rev makes Eur #1 ) 3) Nationalism : 1700s-1800s, ideas of national unity + superiority, caused by revol (typically only mean the majorities, not minorities) 4) Imperialism : 1800s, industrial revolution + nationalism pushes Europe to expand their foreign control
Work #40a , Title “ Drug War ” Record your partner’s answer ( include their name at the end ). 1) If businesses from County D was selling drugs with in Country B , should Country B have the right to stop these foreign drug dealers? 2) If Country D declares war on Country B for interfering with their drug dealer’s business, which side would YOU support in the war? 3) If Country D wins, and this war took place 100 years ago, should Country D owe Country B anything today, 2009, if so what?
Notes #40a , Title: “ China Imperialism Notes ” 1) Qing Dynasty (1644-1911) : Dictatorial rule of an emperor/ress , China felt superior to other nations, needed nothing foreign ( Empress Ci Xi (Dowager) > Emperor Guang Xu > Ci Xi again > Emperor Puyi )
Notes #40a , Title: “ China Imperialism Notes ” 2) Trade Imbalance : Nation buys more, but sells less a) Europe bought: Chinese teas, porcelain, silk b) China bought: nothing , so accumulated Eur. silver 3) Opium Trade : UK discovered China would buy British (India-grown) opium , China bleeds silver
Notes #40a , Title: “ China Imperialism Notes ” 4) Opium Wars (1839) : China attempts to stop opium trade, Britain goes to war to defend free trade 5) Unequal Treaty/Treaty of Nanjing (1842) : a) China must open ports b) Foreigners need only obey for. laws , not China’s c) British gain Hong Kong 2 nd Opium Wars, rest of Eur.+US get a-b (later Japan)
Work #40b , Title “ Opium Trade ” Commissioner Lin's Letter to Queen Victoria, 1839 “ We have heard that in your own country opium is prohibited with the utmost strictness and severity:---this is a strong proof that you know full well how hurtful it is to mankind. Since then you do not permit it to injure your own country, you ought not to have the injurious drug transferred to another country , and above all others, how much less to the Inner Land! Our celestial empire rules over ten thousand kingdoms! Most surely do we possess a measure of godlike majesty which ye cannot fathom! Still we cannot bear to slay or exterminate without previous warning , and it is for this reason that we now clearly make known to you the fixed laws of our land . If the foreign merchants of your said honorable nation desire to continue their commercial intercourse, they then must tremblingly obey our recorded statutes.” 1) What is the tone AND how should UK respond
Work #40c , “ Opium Debate ” 1) Read the 2 sides, choose 1 side, and write which you choose and explain why . 2) Then write down what your partner thinks ( include their name at the end ). 1 2 3 4 5 CON: UK was wrong 1) China doesn’t have to buy any UK goods 2) Drugs are too addictive, so they must stop supply first 3) Drug dealers (nations) should be arrested! PRO: UK was justified 1) China refused to buy non-drug products 2) This war isn’t about drugs, but about freedom of trade, stop your own ppl from wanting to buy 3) China arrested Brits!
Homework: 1) Complete Speech Project due Th 2) Prepare for Research Quiz Workbook Check: If your name is called, drop off your workbook with Mr. Chiang ( if requested, points lost if your workbook is not turned in )