Opium Wars

Home » Opium Wars

Opium Wars – History of China (1800s)

By |2018-05-17T13:34:33+00:00June 4th, 2017|China, History|

Opium Wars: Men smoking opium in China (late 1800s) Walpole and the Opium Wars In the late 1700s AD, the British prime minister Robert Walpole wanted to try to get more control of China. The British Empire was taking over India and Africa and Australia and they wanted China too. (More about Robert [...]