First Opium War - II: The Righteous Minister - Extra History

ExtraCreditsPublished: July 9, 20162 views
Published: July 9, 2016

Opium was illegal in China, but that didn't stop the East India Company from manufacturing it for the black market. The Chinese emperor appointed an official, Lin Zexu, to stop it. He seized and burned huge opium caches held by British merchants, and ultimately ordered the British out of China entir

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