Ap Euro Dutch Republic Dbq

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Dutch Republic DBQ
In the 17th century, the Dutch Republic experienced a Golden Age and was able to maintain security, unity, and prosperity in its society and economy. The nation was considered a leading power, especially in trade and ideas, within Europe. However, it was not long before circumstances changed and the state face many problems establishing peace and agreement. By the end of the 17th and the beginning of the 18th centuries, there had been a significant change in the Dutch Republic’s power, for multiple factors and reasons. From 1650 to 1713, not only external factors such as European intervention and British trading competition, but also internal division damaged the Dutch Republic and challenged its authority as a
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Furthermore, more British trade allowed for the Bank of England to be strengthened and provide more reliable loans that the Dutch can. This causes London to replace Amsterdam as the new financial center, further allowing better trade for the British. The destruction of Dutch commerce managed to alter its economy and prosperity, but internal issues also played a
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