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U.S. Opium Trade with China
A look at the involvement of the United States in the Indo-China opium trade.
# 121184 | 1,500 words | 14 sources | APA | 2008 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2008 in History (Asian) , History (British) , History (U.S. After 1865) , History (U.S. Before 1865)


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A concept paper examining the involvement of the United States in the Indo-China opium trade. The paper compares American activity in the opium trade with China to that of the British.

From the Paper:

"Generally the opium trade which so negatively affected China is recalled as a British outrage. Historians Geoffrey Ward and Fredric D. Grant pointed out, however, that American mercantile interests also benefited significantly from the opium trade, including a young man named Warren Delano, whose grandson Franklin Delano Roosevelt would ultimately become president of the United States. It is the purpose of this concept paper to identify somewhat broadly American involvement in the Indo-China opium trade and to consider..."

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U.S. Opium Trade with China (2008, December 01) Retrieved April 17, 2024, from https://www.academon.com/term-paper/us-opium-trade-with-china-121184/

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"U.S. Opium Trade with China" 01 December 2008. Web. 17 April. 2024. <https://www.academon.com/term-paper/us-opium-trade-with-china-121184/>

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