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- CAUSE : opium trade degenerated

The first opium war

BRULE Emilie
CHAUMEAU Pauline

1839-1842

Great Britain ==> imposed itself as an imperialist power

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1. B.E = military power

2. Political Aspect

Index

3. Consequences

Strategies and tactics

Military power

Events which launched the fight :

- lots of skirmishes


.01

  • China destroyed opium boxes sent
from Britain

Daoguang

Lin Zexu

Charles Eliott

1839 !

  • used experiences of veterents and wars
  • tinked ant planned the war
  • dominate the sea

to win the fight, British Empire :

goal : oblige Chinese to give up

Equipments and tecnologies

Military power

British Empire :

.01

  • very performant
  • better artillery
  • better skills
  • better organisation
  • more powerful than Chinese

To win the fight on the SEA on the GROUND

  • vessels ++
  • cannons ++
  • power ++

  • rifles ++
  • power ++
  • skills ++

easy victory + compensations, reparations and territories given to British

VICTORY

Political Aspect

.02

British Army > Chinese army

Treaty of Nanking

29 August 1842

"Unequal treaties"

Forced negociations

1) Honk-Kong belongs to B.E

2) British : install in 5 chinese ports

3) China have to give 1/3 of imperial incomes to B.E

Threats/ intimidation

Consequences of the war

.03

ECONOMIC

Conferences :

Mostly happened to China

British Empire : economic consequences : positives

(Unequeal Treaties)

China : long time of instability

Consequences of the war

.03

SOCIAL (in China)

Farmers : debt ++

Beg/Robbers

Proof : B.E powerful ++

Way Western perceived China :

Admiration ==> contempt

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= mépris

Conclusion

.04

Second Opium War

  • China : refused to review treaties

military power

British Empire : imposed as an imperialist power

  • Opium trade : still illegal in China

  • War began

1854

Fight on the ground/in the sea

Leading negociations

get the upper hand over a whole Empire

Thanks for your attention