Opium Wars and Taiping Rebellion

3- to 5-page paper answering the following statements:

  1. Describe the events of the Opium Wars and Taiping Rebellion.
  2. Describe conditions in China that precipitated the wars and their outcome.

Case Assignment Reading

Read Chapter 1, War, pp. 1–20:

Meyer-Fong, T. (2003). What Remains Coming to Terms with Civil War in 19th Century China.Stanford University Press.