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Period 4 Time of cities and states

The battle between church and state

It will happen To you. You're four years old. You can only just talk and you'll be crowned king. In history, this was quite common.

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Period 4 Time of cities and states

Rise of trade and the emergence of cities

The moment the Dutch cities started to grow was a very important point in history. Do you live in one of the oldest cities in The Netherlands?

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Period 4 Time of cities and states

Rise of urban bourgeoisry and increasing independence of cities

Have you ever moved? Everyone is now free to live wherever they want. In history, you had to buy yourself free first if you wanted to live in the city.

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Period 4 Time of cities and states

The beginning of state formation and centralisation

What do you say; do you live in the Netherlands or in Holland? There's a difference. If we go back in time we see that Holland was ruled by Dutch graves.