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Although not a colony as a whole, parts of China had come under the rule of foreign powers. 

Many countries claimed a sphere of influence in China. 



Great Britain, for example, used military force to defeat the Chinese in the Opium Wars, which resulted in:
  • unfair treaties for China
  • expanded British imperialism in specific regions 

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