History Source-based Question Practice Chapter 2
The Dutch trading activities in the
With a huge fleet of warships and a strong army, the Dutch were enforcing stricter rules about trade. They did not allow the British to trade freely in the Archipelago. British ships were not allowed to trade with any of the Dutch-controlled ports except
They sent officials and soldiers to occupy new areas controlled by local rulers who had been independent, or free from Dutch rule. British ships and traders were shut out from these areas. The Dutch wanted to keep British trade to the ports of
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Read Source A. What information can you obtain from Source A about Anglo-Dutch relations in the 18th Century CE? Explain your answer.
Attempt this question and submit in written copy by 4 February 2009 to Mr Ang.