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History of Hong Kong
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Emperor Jiaqing died, becoming one of the least popular emperors.
1820-1827: The first Opium War started. Opium comes from Opium Poppies.
The Arrow War started on 1856 and ended in 1858. It started by British trying to legalise Opium Trade, so the Chinese stole a ship called 'Arrow'. This is the second world war.
Fraance, Russia, Germany, and Japan borded HK.
Macau's status was similar to HK.
1898 New Territories
World War 2
Japanese forces attacked Pearl Harbour.
The Economy Picks Up 1965-197
1980 The Joint Declaration
July 1 1997 Handover
The British traded opium with the Chinese, and the British got tea back and also a lot of pottery.
The British used to trade Opium Drugs with the Chinese.
World War II Sep 1, 1939 – Sep 2, 1945
Pearl Harbour December 7, 1941
Japanese invading HK 1938
Signing the Joint Declaration 19 December 1984
Emperor Jiajing was Born
Emperor Jiaqing was in control
Possession Point January 26 1841
Bigger need for jobs 1865
The Treaty of Nanking 29th August 1842
Foreign Trade 1760
Reparations and Demobilisation
Building the Kowloon Walled City 1847
Building the Murray House 1844
Designing Saint John's Cathedral
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