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    Opium In China

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    government should legalize Opium for the common people. Over the years during the 1800s, China had remained fairly isolated in their trade (Textbook). China began to import and export goods, however only for the benefit of their country (Textbook). As China became more interested in trading with Europe, they began importing Opium in exchange for their silver (Textbook). China saw many benefits to the popie based substance, opium, such as its use as a pain reliever (Textbook). Opium was a highly addictive

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    Haoyang Fan MMW 14 Summer 2015 July 23, 2015 TA: Joel Palhegyi Final Paper Anti-Opium Movement, Opium War and Their Causes The main theme of 19th century was the imperialism expansion of western capitalistic industrial nations throughout the whole world. During this process, the conflicts between occidental imperialism powers and oriental countries never stopped. The First Opium War, well known as the Opium War, was the war that happened during September, 1839 to Autumn, 1842, between China and

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    Opium Addicts

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    brain itself functions. Opium and its derivatives like heroine and morphine as well as tranquilizers prescribed for medical reasons help relieve pain and stress but these drugs are also highly addictive. Opium extracted from the juice of the poppy plant is one of the oldest drugs. It is mentioned as a treatment for pain insomnia or the cough suppressant in Middle Eastern and Egyptian text written several thousand years ago. Heroine, a more potent derivative is processed from opium. A simple recipe used

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    The Opium Wars

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    Script for radio documentary on the Opium Wars Presenter: It really is no wonder why the Opium Wars are rarely discussed or spoken of in mainstream media. After all, why would anyone want to look back at the disgraceful and quite frankly hideous history of how the British procured their favourite national drink? A drink they are now well known for around the world. A drink that has become synonymous with Britishness. I am of course referring to glorious tea. (Song or something can go here) Presenter:

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    Opium Research Paper

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    Medicine”, named Hippocrates learns about the opium poppy plant. He notices that it is useful to treating internal diseases, for women and epidemics. Alexander the Great introduces the opium to the people of Persia and India around 330 B.C. Opium is now used by Arabs, Greeks, and Romans as a sedative and soporific. 400 A.D., opium thebaicum, from the Egyptian fields at Thebes, is first introduced to China by Arab traders. For a couple of hundreds of years opium had vanished from all the records. In 1500

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    Opium Research Paper

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    Opium is a highly addictive drug that is widely used across the U.S.. Opium is found in heroin, codeine, hydrocodone, and oxycodone; plus many more drugs. Opiate addiction is one of the biggest addiction problems in the U.S. and it is because of the tolerance the brain builds to the drug this phenomenon triggers the addiction. Opium began as a medication during the 7th century used in China. The drug then began to be used in smoking tobacco which then grew across Southeast Asia, and even larger

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    Tracing back in Chinese history, opium and china were considered to be strongly connected. It was commonly used for enjoyment and to relieve the “boredom” of life. The smokers would gather around in a room spending pleasant time passing the pipe around with their fellow friends and family. Such praise for this substance made it easy to say that opium was part of the Chinese life and culture for a very long time. Opium has had an extensive past in the Chinese community. This element was first

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    Opium Smokers In Vietnam

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    north, to blustery in the northern part (longitude and latitude in Vietnam, 2017). Chinese immigrants to Vietnam in the late eighteenth and mid-nineteenth hundreds of years carried their opium smoking propensity with them. At first, the heads of Vietnam respected these Chinese for their entrepreneurial aptitudes. Opium smokers

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    The Opium Wars

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    The Opium Wars The two Opium Wars, which took place from 1839-1860, were the starting point of modern Chinese history. To start off, the First Opium War was a major turning point for modern chinese history. Secondly, during the wars many treaties were signed to try and create peace. Finally, without these events, China would not be the major world power that it is today. Therefore, the Opium Wars were the most important part of modern world history because they changed and created the foundation

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    the opium poppy plant also known as Papaver somniferum; this substance is utilized for many different medicinal uses. This plant allows for chemical compounds to formulate different types of narcotics that can decrease nausea, suppress cough, treat effects of cancer, promote quality of life and in such cases of morphine, control acute pain. The narcotic called morphine is a Benzylisoquinoline alkaloid. History of Morphine According to Tétényi, there is no one way the origin of the opium poppy

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