By: Shea Gersper, Brooke Walters, Abi Conway
The beginning of the Opium War.
There were 2 opium wars both of which were against china. In the first war Britain was trying to to have easier and cheaper trade with China. The second war was the same except France was helping Britain. Britain made the Chinese sign a treaty that allowed the trade of opium. That’s how the war ended.
More facts about Opium
Opium is a highly addictive. Many countries did not want opium in their country because there people we becoming drug attics . Some of the effects of opium are:
low blood pressure
mental health problems
This is opium in it's plant form. It was grown in Britain.
Deaths due to drug use
Although this graph only goes to 2013 you can see that there are way more deaths due to Opium then any other.
They get the drug out of the plant by cutting a little hole then scraping it out.