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Period 5 Time of explorers and reformers

The uprising and the emergence of an independent Dutch state

The Pope is very powerful. But back in history, his power was much greater. Did you know that the Netherlands had to fight its way free from the Catholics?

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Period 6

Time of regents and princes

Have you ever heard of the Golden Age? In this era, the Netherlands was very rich and powerful. In Amsterdam you can still see many beautiful buildings from this time.

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Period 6 Time of regents and princes

Emergence of trade capitalism and beginning of global economy

Exploring the world without a map in a wooden boat was a huge challenge. The Dutch from the era of the golden age took on this challenge.