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War pitting the British Empire and the French Empire against the Qing dynasty of China that lasted from 1856 to 1860. Wikipedia
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Fought by British and French forces against Qing China on 28–31 December 1857 during the Second Opium War. Keen to take the city of Canton as a demonstration of power and to capture Chinese official Ye Mingchen who had resisted British attempts to implement the 1842 Treaty of Nanking. Wikipedia
Sentences forSecond Opium War
- In 1860, during the Second Opium War, the capital Beijing was captured and the Summer Palace sacked by a relatively small Anglo-French coalition force numbering 25,000.
- In 1856, Qing authorities, in searching for a pirate, boarded a ship, the Arrow, which the British claimed had been flying the British flag, an incident which led to the Second Opium War.
- A Second Opium War fought by Britain and France against China lasted from 1856 until 1860 and led to the Treaty of Tientsin, which legalised the importation of opium.
- The execution of St. Auguste Chapdelaine by local officials in Guangxi provoked the Second Opium War in 1858 and the legalization of foreign interference in the interior.
- A series of colonial expeditions followed and in 1856 France joined the Second Opium War on the British side against China; obtaining concessions.
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