First Opium War - III: Gunboat Diplomacy - Extra History

ExtraCreditsPublished: July 9, 20163 views
Published: July 9, 2016

The British set up a blockade outside Canton, but one of their own private merchant ships tried to run through it. When the Chinese came to its defense, war began in earnest. Since the British had far superior firepower, they easily conquered Chuenpee and Chusan. Elliot and the Emperor's new envoy,

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