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The Treaty Of Nanking The Chinese Government gives away a part of Hong Kong and 21 oz of silver to stop the Opium war
The British starts to build buildings such as the Happy Valley Racecourse in Hong Kong
The Arrow War Happened The British and French Battles against china It is called the Arrow War because the British took control of a boat called "Arrow"
The Arrow War Ended The British Ruled 90% of Hong Kong for 99 years and a lot of people moved to Hong Kong because they could trust The British
World War 2 happened and the Japanese attacked Britain for 13 days so they could take over Hong Kong
Rags To Riches A lot of Chinese families moved To Hong Kong and lived in slums until the Shek Kip Mei Fire which left 53,000 people homeless
The Economy Of Hong Kong Skyrocketed
The British gave Hong Kong Back To China
Sars Started and 299 people died and left 1,755 sick Most people didn't go to work anymore and schools closed down
Emperor Jia Qing tries to ban opium trading, but people still smuggle Opium in
Lin Zexu started the first opium war because he stopped trading with foreign countries, so no food was being traded and people started to starve and some died
James Bremer took formal posession of Hong Kong
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