Has anyone ever asked you if you wanted to get rich quickly? The Dutch of the 18th century wanted that. They were going to trade slaves.
Now you learn at home and at school that you have to form your own opinion. In the past, this was often punished. History was changed by the 18th century philosophers.
Unfortunately, slave labour still exists. In the history of the Netherlands there was also a lot of slave trade. The Netherlands has made a lot of money from it.
What would you do if you were the boss of the Netherlands? In history there have been many people who wanted absolute rule over the Netherlands.