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What Is The Open Door Policy?

What Is The Open Door Policy?

The Open Door Policy was an important foreign policy statement of the United States issued in 1899 and 1900 aimed at protecting the rights of all countries to equal trade with China and reaffirming the multinational recognition of China’s administrative and territorial sovereignty. US Secretary of State John Hay developed an open door policy in

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What Is The Anglo-Chinese Treaty Of Nanjing?

What Is The Anglo-Chinese Treaty Of Nanjing?

The Second Opium War, Second Anglo-Chinese War, Second Chinese War, War of Arrows or Anglo-French Expedition to China was a war in which the British Empire and the Second French Empire opposed the Qing Empire. Dynasty of China that lasted from 1856 to 1860. The roots of the Opium War (or the First Chinese War)

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What Is The Canton Trade System?

The trade patterns of the canton system were developed in the 17th and 19th centuries by Chinese and foreign, mainly British merchants in the southern Chinese trading city of Guangzhou (Canton). The main feature of the canton system which was developed between 1760 and 1842 was that foreign trade to China was limited to the

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