Opium Wars Between Britain and China

Write a two- to three- page paper discussing the origins and outcome of the Opium Wars between Britain and China, explaining all of the following points:
a. The rise of European imperialism in China and why it led to the British importing opium to China.
b. The Emperors reaction to the opium smuggling.
c. How the war began.
d. Was it a result of Chinas attempt to spoil British trade?
e. Did the Chinese have a legitimate reason to do this?
f. The consequences of the Treaty of Nanjing
g. Some of the lessons that we can take from the history of the Opium Wars.

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