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.
Do you follow politics? It's very complicated sometimes. There are a lot of currents with different opinions. These arose in the period of the 19th century.