555-559 -Analyze documents to understand the challenges facing the Dutch Republic in the 17 th Century. -Describe the political and economic organization of the Dutch Republic.
555-559-Analyze documents to understand the challenges facing the Dutch Republic in the 17th Century. -Describe the political and economic organization of the Dutch Republic.
Read and study the primary source selections in Part A and Part B and answer the following question:“ Describe the factors that contributed to making the Dutch an economic giantin seventeenth-century Europe.” * Make a list of factors…
growth during the 1500s-1600s than other nations.
2. Spain sold raw goods only to buy back more
expensive finished products.
The Dutch purchased raw materials and made expensive
France and England were distracted with other political
and religious issues rather than economic ones.
Spain was too distracted with unifying the state and
expelling non-Catholic Christians.
6. Spain relied too much on wealth from Americas and
collecting tax revenues, not allowing for growth of new
7. Italy and Germany were not united and therefore, could
not protect their national economic interests
The merchant class dominated the Dutch state, so, laws
favored their economic interests.