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Juan Pablo Becerra

The Unbalanced Compromises of the Opium Wars

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The Editors of Encyclopædia Britannica. “Treaty of Nanjing.” Encyclopædia Britannica, Encyclopædia
Britannica, Inc., 1 Sept. 2015,

www.britannica.com/event/Treaty-of-Nanjing

This image is important to my topic because it shows the treaty that was made by Britain and China to
end the first Opium War. It was supposed to but a fair and reasonable trading market between them
two and open five more trading routes in China.

Rathode, NIsha. “Daoguang Emperor - Alchetron, The Free Social Encyclopedia.” Alchetron.com, 27 Sept.
2017,

www.alchetron.com/Daoguang-Emperor-1110775-W.

The person in this image was the emperor of China during the Opium Wars, his named Emperor
Daoguang

“Kings and Queens of England & Britain.” Historic UK, Ben Johnson, www.historic-
uk.com/HistoryUK/KingsQueensofBritain

The person on this image is Victoria, she was the monarch of Britain also during the Opium Wars.

Noya, Rocío. “Colonialismo.” Pinterest, 17 Jan. 2017,

www.pinterest.com/pin/466333736401180185

This map shows from where Britain started to trade opium illegally in China and to where they went.

"Signs of Opium Dependence." Opium.org. N.p., 06 Apr. 2016. Web. 22 Oct. 2017.

http://www.opium.org/signs-opium-dependence.html

This image shown is an image of opium, the drug that britain was selling in China illegally .
Cohen, Danielle, Gabrielle Kirschner, and Evelyn Michalos. "Chinatown 13." Chinatown 13 RSS.
Important People, 17 May 2013. Web. 22 Oct. 2017.

https://macaulay.cuny.edu/eportfolios/chinatown13/2013/05/17/lin-zexu/

The image show is of Lin Zexu one of the highest advisors of Emperor Daoguang.

Kasidah. "The Opium Wars." Pinterest. N.p., 13 Sept. 2013. Web. 22 Oct. 2017.

https://www.pinterest.com/pin/518195500845283558/

This letter was sent by Lin Zexu to Queen Victoria to end the illegal opium trade in China and addressing
the problem that they were having.

The Editors of Encyclopædia Britannica. "James Buchanan." Encyclopædia Britannica. Encyclopædia
Britannica, Inc., 07 Sept. 2017. Web. 22 Oct. 2017.

https://www.britannica.com/biography/James-Buchanan-president-of-United-States

This is a picture of the deceased 15th President James Buchanan which was alive around the second
Opium War.

"Franklin Pierce." The White House. The United States Government, 08 Mar. 2017. Web. 22 Oct. 2017.

https://www.whitehouse.gov/1600/presidents/franklinpierce

This a picture of the now deceased 14th President of the USA Franklin Pierce and he was also around
the second Opium Wars

"John Tyler." The White House. The United States Government, 08 Mar. 2017. Web. 26 Oct. 2017.

https://www.whitehouse.gov/1600/presidents/johntyler

This picture shows the now deceased 10th president John Tyler.

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The Editors of Encyclopædia Britannica. “Treaty of Nanjing.” Encyclopædia Britannica, Encyclopædia
Britannica, Inc., 1 Sept. 2015,

www.britannica.com/event/Treaty-of-Nanjing

This website helped me understand what was the meaning of the Treaty of Nanjing when the first
opium war ended..

Hickman, Kennedy. "Second Opium War: Overview." ThoughtCo. N.p., 10 Mar. 2015. Web. 22 Oct. 2017.

https://www.thoughtco.com/second-opium-war-overview-2360837

This website helped me understand what happen in the second opium war .

The Editors of Encyclopædia Britannica. "James Buchanan." Encyclopædia Britannica. Encyclopædia
Britannica, Inc., 07 Sept. 2017. Web. 22 Oct. 2017.

https://www.britannica.com/biography/James-Buchanan-president-of-United-States

This website help me understand a little bit more about the history of the President James Buchanan

"Franklin Pierce." The White House. The United States Government, 08 Mar. 2017. Web. 22 Oct. 2017.

https://www.whitehouse.gov/1600/presidents/franklinpierce

This website helped me learn more about the history of the President Franklin Pierce.