Published on Sat, 8 Feb 2020 23:16:50
Twitter: https://twitter.com/Tenminhistory Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/user?u=4973164 Merch: https://teespring.com/stores/history-matters-store-2 Special Thanks to the following Patrons for their support on Patreon: Franco La Bruna Daniel Lambert Richard Wolfe Joshua Mitchell Wildoer anon Andrew Niedbala Blaine Tillack William Foster Bernardo Santos Cornel Norman A. Letterman Danny Anstess Perry Gagne Henry Rabung Shaun Pullin Joooooshhhhh Daan ter Elst Paul FuzzytheFair Byzans_Scotorius Spencer Smith Mark Bevan João Santos Ryfael Rbj Richard Manklow Chris Fatta Andrew Keeling This episode covers the Second Opium War and its effect on both China and the European powers fighting it. Britain was simply itching for a war and when the governor of Canton interned a ship from Hong Kong. This was enough and so war (with added France). Like the first war, European technological superiority won the day and after burning down the summer palace the Chinese agreed to a truce.
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