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Opium War

The Opium War (1840-1842), also called the Anglo-Chinese War, was the most humiliating defeat China ever suffered. From the end of the 18th century, the English kept trafficking opium into China. This trade had produced, quite literally, a country filled with drug addicts, as opium parlors proliferated all throughout China in the early part of [...]

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