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Opium Trade . - When it was 1820 to 1841 the Americans wanted to trade Opium ( A poisonous drug) with china in return for silk, tea and Pottery. Opium comes from a flower called the Poppy flower.
Possetion Point-The area is where James Bremer, the commander in chief of British forces in China. Before Hong Kong grew into a city, it was located on a shorefront lane (now Hollywood Road) and was originally named Tai Hang Hau (‘Big Puddle’) after the water that collected here from a stream that flowed down from the Peak into Victoria Harbour.
Treaty from Nanking- The fundamental main reason was to change the structure of the foreign trade imposed by the Canton System which has been going on since 1760.
Murray House- 1844 - Major Aldrich and Lieutenant Collinson of the Royal Engineers built the Murray House. The Murray House was originally in central and then re-located in stanley.
Kowloon Walled City and St John Cathedral- Kowloon Walled City was a city ruled by traits and St John Cathedral was a non-government ruled building.
Economy- a proportion that increased to 96.5 percent by 1975. Factories employing fewer than one hundred workers accounted for 42 percent of Hong Kong’s domestic exports to the U.K. in 1968, amounting to HK$1.2 billion.
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