Netherlands. By: Julian Strickland, name, name, and name. By: Julian Strickland, Lansing Loudon , Shawn. Dutch Imperialism: 1815-1870. Dutch Imperialism: 1815-1870 The Dutch fought two major wars in the 1820s. Java War, 1825-1830 Padri War in the 1830s.
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By: Julian Strickland, name, name, and name
By: Julian Strickland, Lansing Loudon , Shawn
Dutch Imperialism: 1815-1870
The Dutch fought two major wars in the 1820s.
Java War, 1825-1830
Padri War in the 1830s.
The Netherlands still did not control many areas that they wanted to control. These areas included Aceh, Bali, much of Sulawesi and Nusa Tenggara.
Dutch Imperialism: 1870-1910
"Netherlands Indies" were important to the Dutch economy: the profits from coffee, tobacco, oil, and other products helped finance the industrialization of the Netherlands.The Dutch tried to win complete control of all the areas they claimed. This was the era of "high imperialism”. High Imperialism was a time when Britain and France were facing competition from new colonial powers like Germany and Italy. Most unclaimed parts of Africa, Asia and the Pacific were being controlled by one power before another could get an opportunity.
1705 VOC sends reinforcements to Semarang.
1740 VOC begins a campaign to have "superfluous Chinese" deported to Ceylon (Sri Lanka) or South Africa. Rumors spread that the Chinese, once aboard ship, will be killed at sea
1769 French expedition steals clove and nutmeg plants from Ambon, breaking the VOC monopoly. Portuguese build post at Dili, East Timor.
1780 War breaks out between the Netherlands and Britain. Extra troops are sent to Java.
1813 November Revolt in the Netherlands against Napoleon.
1824 March 17 British and Dutch sign Treaty of London and divide the Indies between themselves.
1825 July Dutch send troops to arrest Diponegoro, who declares rebellion. This was the beginning of the "Java War", which lasted until 1830.
1848 June Netherlands Indies sends a military force to Bali in response to conflicts over the enforcement of treaties with the local rajas.
1854 Netherlands government issues a constitutional reform for the Netherlands Indies ("Regeeringsreglement").
1859 Portuguese sign accord with the Dutch: Portuguese abandon outposts and claims on Flores and Solor to the Dutch, and retain possession of Portuguese Timor. Division between West and East Timor is set.
1870 Regular steamship service to the Netherlands through the Suez canal begins.
1875 The Netherlands Indies, Australia, and Germany set a boundary between their claims on New Guinea.
1894 "Batak War" ends. Netherlands Indies organizes a state-run opium monopoly to control the opium trade
Effects of Colonialism and Imperialism
of colonialism and imperialism
GDP: $413 billion
Capital City: Amsterdam
Head of state: Prime Minister Wim Kok, Vice Prime Ministers Annemarie Jorritsma and Els Borst-Eilers
Government type: Constitutional Monarchy
Economy: An open economy dependent on foreign trade. It is known for stable industrial relations, a sizable account surplus, and moderate inflation. Highly mechanized agricultural industry produces large surplus of food while employing only 4% of the labor force.
Speaking of economy. . .