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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 6 Time of regents and princes

Civil governance and urban culture in the Netherlands

In the era of the golden age there was a displacement of power. The church had had the most power for a long time. Now the citizens were allowed to rule.

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Period 7 Time of wigs and revolutions

The pursuit of fundamental rights and the political influence of the citizenry in the French and Batavian Revolution

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.