Write about 'Nanking Treaty'.


1)       The First Opium War between England and China began in the year 1839.
2)       The war saw the defeat of China, compelling the Manchu empire signing a treaty with England.
3)       It was called the 'Nanking Treaty' which was signed in 1842.
4)       According to the treaty, England was given the control of four ports along with Canton port. England won the Hong Kong Island.
Taking advantage of this development in the following ten years, America, France, Belgium, Holland, Portugal and Russia sought commercial concession from China