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Britain acquired Hong Kong Island in 1842, Kowloon Peninsula in 1860, and leased the New Territories rent-free<ref name="Lease">http://web.archive.org/web/20080217231155/http://www.hkjournal.org/timeline/timeline1800s.html</ref> in 1898.

The Convention between the United Kingdom and China, Respecting an Extension of Hong Kong Territory,<ref>http://ebook.lib.hku.hk/HKG/B36227845.pdf</ref> commonly known as the Convention for the Extension of Hong Kong Territory or the Second Convention of Peking, was a lease and unequal treaty signed between Qing China and the United Kingdom in 1898.


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Britain acquired Hong Kong Island in 1842, Kowloon Peninsula in 1860, and leased the New Territories rent-free<ref name="Lease">http://web.archive.org/web/20080217231155/http://www.hkjournal.org/timeline/timeline1800s.html</ref> in 1898.

The Convention between the United Kingdom and China, Respecting an Extension of Hong Kong Territory,<ref>http://ebook.lib.hku.hk/HKG/B36227845.pdf</ref> commonly known as the Convention for the Extension of Hong Kong Territory or the Second Convention of Peking, was a lease and unequal treaty signed between Qing China and the United Kingdom in 1898.


Convention for the Extension of Hong Kong Territory sections
Intro  Background  Terms  Result  See also  References  External links  

PREVIOUS: IntroNEXT: Background
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