Britain imports into China -Trade Opium in exchange for silver -China got addicted to opium
Opium War - China's emperor, Daoguang, cut things off with the drug trafficking - The British didn't like that they cut ties so they went to war
Taiping Rebellion A rebellion war in China that was waged from 1850 to 1864 between the established Manchu-led Qing dynasty and the Taiping Heavenly Kingdom under Hong Xiuquan fought with religious conviction over regional economic conditions
Spheres of Influence A country or area in which another country has power to affect developments although it has no formal authority.
Boxer Rebellion An anti-foreign, anti-colonial, and anti-Christian uprising that took place in China The boxer rebellion, a Chinese secret organization called Society of the Righteous and Harmonious fists led an uprising in northern China against the spread of western and Japanese influence there.