The Golden Triangle Opium Trade: An Overview By Bertil Lintner Chiang Mai, March 2000 The Beginning Contrary to popular belief, the poppy has not always been a major. All of the following were results of the Treaty of Nanjing EXCEPT: a. the end the First Opium War b. China was forced to pay huge indemnities c. Britain gained. China and its trade practices are often blamed for U.S. economic woes. But once upon a time, it was the tea trade with China that created American magnates. Among the most notable clippers were the China clippers, also called Tea clippers or Opium clippers, designed to ply the trade routes between Europe and the East Indies.
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