First Opium War - IV: Conflagration and Surrender - Extra History

ExtraCreditsPublished: July 16, 20163 views
Published: July 16, 2016

The Chinese attempt to retake Canton by force failed. New British commanders took charge and would accept nothing less than total Chinese capitulation. They captured cities all the way up to Nanking, forcing the Emperor to negotiate. He had no choice but to accept an unequal treaty, kicking off a pe

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