1815- Britain Imports Opium into China Opium played a large role in trading between China and Great Britain. The British used the profits from the sale of opium to purchase Chinese luxury goods.
1839-Opium War When china started to try and suppress the Opium coming into the country The Opium war Arose.The Chinese government destroyed 1,400 tons of the drug.
1864-Taiping Rebellion The Taiping Rebellion was a civil war between the Qing dynasty and the Taiping Heavenly Kingdom. People were fighting for social reforms such as equality for women.
1890-Spheres of Influence A Sphere of Influence is a country or area that another country has power to affect developments. China was a Sphere of Influence in that time period because the British had control over large area of land in China.
1900-Boxer Rebellion The Boxer Rebellion was an anti-foreign, anti-colonial, and anti-Christian uprising. The Boxer society wanted to get rid of all foreign presence in China.