Read Chapter 10 (East and Southeast Asia Confront the West) and answer the following questions

All responses should be at least three sentences in length, written in your own words, and relate directly to the information contained in the respective sources. Each response will be worth 3 points.
I. Read Chapter 10 (East and Southeast Asia Confront the West) and answer the following questions related to the specified primary source.
A. From Lin Zexu’s Letter to Queen Victoria:
1) What differences does Lin see in the motives of the Chinese and those of Europeans in regard to trade?
2) What moral arguments does Lin use to persuade the queen to order the end of opium trading? What other arguments does he use?
3) What seems to be Lin’s understanding of the powers of the English monarchy?
B. From Sakuma Shozan’s Reflections on My Errors:
1) What is the meaning of the parable about the “man who is grieved by the illness of his lord or father?” What is the meaning of the story concerning Zao Wei?
2) What does Sakuma mean by “Eastern ethics?” Does he anticipate any difficulties reconciling ethics with Western science?
3) Why does Sakuma view the study of science and mathematics as so important?
C. From Phan Thanh Gian’s Letter to Emperor Tu Duc and Last Message to His Administrators:
1) What is Phan Thanh Gian’s view of the French?
2) Why did he decide to acquiesce to the French?
D. From Yamagata Aritomo’s Opinion on Military Affairs and Conscription:
1) According to Yamagata, why is it necessary for Japan to strengthen its army and navy? In his view, what foreign enemy most threatens Japan?
2) What are some of the lessons Yamagata learned from his observations of Western military practices?
E. From the three documents on the Boxer Rebellion:
1) According to the two proclamations, how have Christians and foreigners harmed China?
2) How does the imperial declaration of war justify the government’s decision to support the Boxers and fight the foreign powers?