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The Dutch Maritime Empire

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Chartered companies: Dutch East India Company and Dutch West India Company
1602- Dutch East India Company (VOC)
Profits from
shipping
lured them into the Americas
-Not trading with Indians
Dutch vessels transported other nations’ cargo
-Slaves, spices, textiles, silver
-Made the most profits
-Called the world’s “universal carriers”
The VOC raised 10x the capital of the English East India Company
-Why? Amsterdam had the most efficient money market with the lowest interest rates in the world

The Dutch Maritime Empire

The Dutch Maritime Empire
Katie Winn
Rahul Mani
designed by Péter Puklus for Prezi
The Dutch Maritime Empire
1600-1750
4.1: Globalizing Networks of Communication and Exchange

4.2: New Forms of Social Organization and Modes of Production


Dutch settled at mouth of the Hudson River in N. America
1609 moved upriver to
trade with Indians
in order to
expand supplies
and take
advantage of surroundings
Aimed to
control nutmeg
and
clove trade
in SE Asian
1619
attacked Port of Jakarta
, burned houses, constructed buildings from where to
control the SE Asian trade
Replaced local trade networks w/ trade routes for European interest
Why?
Dutch planters replaced locals, strategy was to control production in one region would lead to control of more areas
1-2
4.2: New Forms of Social Organization and Modes of Production

4.3 State Consolidation and Imperial Expansion
The Dutch's priorities were in SE Asia
They used ruthless tactics in order to advance trade and make a big profit
Empire was based off of economic prosperity and monopolies in oversea areas where slaves worked the land:
changed to
slaves at bottom
of social structure because in high demand for manual labor
In SE Asia Dutch planters and slaves r
eplaced SE Asian locals
to
control trade

Tried to take over sugarcane manufacturing in Brazil, went bankrupt (Dutch West India Company)
Merchants
now

had a
heightened status
in society
Why?
There was an importance on economic development and success
1-5
Under Jan Pieterszoon Coen, the Dutch went into Jakarta, burned down all the houses, drove out the population, and formed a base of operations .
A couple years later, they took over the Banda islands, with Dutch planters and slaves replacing the locals
RM
4.3 State Consolidation and Imperial Expansion
Fascinating Fact
Long Lasting Legacy
OJ
OJ
OJ
Developed and perfected a new strategy to take over various trading posts and
control global commerce
Why/how?
Took over
1 area
, led to the next.

had
colonies all ove
r globe
ex: South Africa, Malacca, Deshima
Due to global successes:
diversified
areas around world
Dutch
impacted areas of colonization
ex: Afrikaans has influence from Dutch language
The Dutch's strategy was to control production in one area, and destroy the rest, leading to frequent wars and conquest
The Dutch managed to keep a firm hold on SE Asia
Chartered companies: Dutch East India Company and Dutch West India Company
1602- Dutch East India Company (VOC)

Profits from
shipping
lured them into the Americas

Dutch vessels transported other nations’ cargo



The VOC raised 10x the capital of the English East India Company

3-4
& 2-4
KW
1621- Dutch West India Company (WIC)



After the Thirty Years War...


Merchants established Amsterdam Stock Exchange, founded exchange banks, and established systems of underwriting and insuring cargoes
4.1: Globalizing Networks of Communication and Exchange
-Not trading with Indians
-Called the world’s “
universal

carriers

-Slaves, spices, textiles, silver
-Made the most profits
-
How?
Amsterdam had the most efficient money market with the lowest interest rates in the world
-Claimed West Indies (Caribbean) islands
-Imported sugar zones in Brazil
-However, most profit came from transporting other nations' cargoes
KW
3-4
-Portuguese and Spaniards had Melaka and Manila
Works Cited
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<http://www.lasalle.edu/~mcinneshin/251/week06.htm>.
"1450 – 1750 CE The Early Modern Era: The First Global Age of Reconnaisance the
Reformation age of GunPowder." dentonisd.org. N.p., n.d. Web. 14 Jan. 2015.
<http://www.dentonisd.org/cms/lib/tx21000245/centricity/Domain/907/
3_Review_Early_Modern_Age_1450_-1750_.pdf>.
Jastrzebski, Martin. "The Dutch Maritime Empire." prezi.com. Prezi, 14 Jan.
2013. Web. 14 Jan. 2015. <https://prezi.com/txtyheizwdjj/
the-dutch-maritime-empire/>.
Harreld, Donald J. "The Dutch Economy in the Golden Age." http://eh.net/. N.p.,
n.d. Web. 14 Jan. 2015. <http://eh.net/encyclopedia/
the-dutch-economy-in-the-golden-age-16th-17th-centuries/>.
Dutch Empire." newworldencyclopedia.org. New World Encyclopedia, 3 July 2008.
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Dutch_Empire>.

In the Netherlands, slavery was prohibited. However, it was tolerated in its colonies and because of their shipping business, they transported thousands of slaves all over the world.
Spread of Religion:
Most practiced
Calvinism
Catholicism was
abolished
Culture:
Arts began
to flourish
WHY
Existing trade networks
from other countries so
the Dutch used it to
their advantage

-The Dutch used innovative commercial practices
Result
: European commercial dynamism shifted northward
Why?
In order to improve their economy and increase their profits
KW
slaves
merchants
Rahul, Katie, Olivia
WHY?
Slavery was a key factor in their colonies because their environment was suitable for agricultural production and many countries demanded for the shipment of slaves which led to their successful economy.
4-1
Olivia Jessar
Clove and nutmeg, 2 spices traded in SE Asia, became monopolies of Dutch
The Best of the Best
In social structure, merchants were important while slaves were of lesser value
2-3
RM
The Dutch also went to parts of North America
They were for the most part, unsuccessful in establishing colonies in the Americas
They were, however, successful in their establishment of a colony in Cape Town, South Africa
Also during this time period came the end of the Eighty Years' War
The 7 united provinces became an independent consolidated state
RM
RM
Tactical reforms were made, which eventually revolutionized European warfare
The ratio of pole weapons to firearms was drastically reduced
The Dutch also introduced the concept of volley fire
4-3
The Dutch were the best and most influential empire of their time because:
They pioneered
trading
and
financial
practices
"Universal carriers"
Amsterdam stock exchange
They were aggressive in their obtention of the
control of trade
in South-East Asia
Replaced local trade routes with ones geared for European interests
Created revolutionary
combat tactics
1-3, 1-4, 1-5
Reduced ratio of pole-based weaponry to firearms
New form of miltary defense
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