Military conflicts similar to or like Second Opium War

War pitting the British Empire and the French Empire against the Qing dynasty of China that lasted from 1856 to 1860. Wikipedia

  • Qing dynasty

    The last imperial dynasty of China. Established in 1636, and ruled China proper from 1644 to 1912. Wikipedia

  • Convention of Peking

    Agreement comprising three distinct treaties concluded between the Qing dynasty of China and Great Britain, France, and Russian Empire in 1860. In China, they are regarded as among the unequal treaties. Wikipedia

  • Battle of Palikao

    Fought at the bridge of Palikao by Anglo-French forces against the Qing Empire during the Second Opium War on the morning of 21 September 1860. It allowed Western forces to take the capital Beijing and eventually defeat the Qing Empire. Wikipedia

  • Harry Parkes (diplomat)

    British diplomat who served as Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary and Consul General of the United Kingdom to the Empire of Japan from 1865 to 1883 and the Chinese Qing Empire from 1883 to 1885, and Minister to Korea in 1884. Named after him. Wikipedia

  • First Sino-Japanese War

    Conflict between the Qing dynasty of China and the Empire of Japan primarily over influence in Joseon Korea. After more than six months of unbroken successes by Japanese land and naval forces and the loss of the port of Weihaiwei, the Qing government sued for peace in February 1895. Wikipedia

  • Battle of Canton (1857)

    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

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    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.Qing dynasty-Wikipedia
    • 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.Qing dynasty-Wikipedia
    • 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.East India Company-Wikipedia
    • 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.Guangxi-Wikipedia
    • A series of colonial expeditions followed and in 1856 France joined the Second Opium War on the British side against China; obtaining concessions.French Army-Wikipedia
    • The colony expanded to the Kowloon Peninsula in 1860 after the Second Opium War and was further extended when Britain obtained a 99-year lease of the New Territories in 1898.Hong Kong-Wikipedia

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