Dutch Essays

  • Phonology And The Dutch Stress

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    The Dutch stress sytem Dutch is described as being a quantity-sensitive trochaic system, operating from left to right with extrametricality. In the following essay I will gice the arguments and data that point towards this system. I will also analyse in which way exceptions are being taken care of within this system. The metrical analysis will be based on work by Trommelen & Zonneveld. These authors adopt an onset-rhyme organisation of syllable structure. We can make three major generalisations

  • Dutch Shultz

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    organized crime, Dutch Schultz, was also able to leave a lasting mark in history with his unorthodox style of crime. Dutch Schultz was born Arthur Flegenheimer, Despite of the nickname "Dutch" Arthur Flegenheimer was a German Jew. Flegenheimer was arrested early, at the age of 17, for burglary. He served time at Blackwell's Island for one year and was released. After returning to his hometown, he demanded to be called "Dutch Shultz" the nickname of a famous gangster from the late 1800's. Dutch Shultz rose

  • Dutch - The Worst Movie

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    Dutch - The Worst Movie The worst movie I have seen lately has to be Dutch. A less than heart warming movie about a misunderstood little rich kid and his mother's working class boyfriend traveling home for thanks giving dinner. They go on to a have a not so exciting adventure with a totally ridiculous story driving this train wreck. Not only is everything that happens in this story totally unbelievable. Each event gives you another reason to dislike one of the characters a little more. By the end

  • The Dutch Golden Age

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    The rebellion staged by the United Provinces against Spanish dominion, and the subsequent independence won after the Thirty Years’ War, led to an epoch later known as the Dutch Golden Age. This period in Dutch history was characterized by significant advances in technology, expansion of colonialism and trans-national commerce, and a new form of national consciousness that put the Netherlands at the forefront of the global stage. Naturally, all of these advances were paralleled by the magnificent

  • DBQ: The Dutch Republic

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    The Dutch Republic DBQ Between 1650 and 1713, the Dutch Republic faced many challenges to it's security, unity and prosperity. In these years, the Dutch Republic faced a decline in trade, increased debt, crushing military defeats and a skeptical, divided society, all of which threatened the vitality of the Republic. A major aspect of the Dutch Republic's security woes was it's coastal location and proximity to England and France. The English and Dutch engaged in many battles on the coasts of the

  • Dutch Republic

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    The Dutch Republic in 1650, being a formidable commercial, financial, and naval power at the time, faced many imperialistic challenges which led to the end of its golden age by the year 1713. The security of the Dutch Republic was consistently being challenged with wars because of weak military capabilities among the merchants, and this was viewed by the Dutch as a sign of an impending set of military conflicts and to foreign nations as a way to win over the republic. The wealthiest of the provinces

  • Dutch Republic

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    The Dutch Republic was very successful economically and militarily around the 1650s. The Dutch were a well-respected nation in Europe due to the power they held over trade routes during the middle of the 17th century. Later, the Dutch Republic began to decline because of wars initiated by power-hungry competitor nations, mounting internal issues, and deteriorating trade in the later part of the 17th century. After witnessing the Dutch Republic’s rise in becoming a dominating controller of European

  • Dutch Slave Trade

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    Dutch Slave Trade During the 17th and 18th centuries, mercantilism was the emerging economic policy through which the slave trade developed in Europe. In the Netherlands many historical events gave rise to a desire for domination of international trade. They were serious tradesman and were heavily involved in the profitable business of slavery. The Dutch, intelligent and self-ruling tradesmen took no time in displaying their dominance over rival countries, Portugal, England and Spain, in the Atlantic

  • Royal Dutchs Shell Dynamics

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    Royal Dutchs Shell Dynamics Royal Dutch Shell (RDS) is the sixth largest company on the planet. It is made up of 1700 smaller companies and employs 101,000 people throughout the world. This is not a nimble start-up company that is attempting to create a brand new culture; this is a behemoth of a company, with over 100 years of history and a workforce that is literally global. The business in which RDS operates is primarily oil and natural gas, commodities that can fluctuate dramatically in market

  • The Dutch Republic Downfall

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    Within 1650 to 1713 the Dutch Republic underwent a formidable transformation, which changed its status as a major influence in Europe. The Dutch Republic was a political union of seven provinces that was not only an impressive banking and commercial capital, but the Dutch also had a great navy as well. Additionally, the center of flourishment in the Dutch Republic was Amsterdam, which was the foremost trading and banking center in all of Europe. The changing environment of the late seventeenth and

  • Challenges to the Dutch Republic

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    the 1650’s, the Dutch Republic was the wealthiest and most powerful province in Holland through Amsterdam, the leading force in trade and banking. Many European nations were jealous of their success and wanted it for themselves which resulted in conflicts between the Dutch and many European powers. As a result, the Dutch Republic entered a period of decline until the Peace of Utrecht of 1713. The expensive wars with England and France, decline in trade and distrust between the Dutch provinces led to

  • The Dutch in Japan

    2314 Words  | 5 Pages

    “The Red Haired Barbarians:” The Dutch in Japan The success of Dutch merchants in Japan illustrates the uniqueness of the Dutch Republic amongst the 17th century European countries. Not only would the Dutch come to dominate trade in Asia, in Japan they would demonstrate a practicality that would enable them to be the singular Western force present in a country that would severely isolate itself from any foreign intrusion. The V.O.C. could indeed be a ruthless cartel in securing trade from

  • Dutch Imperialism In Indonesia

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    Indonesia faced many positive and negative effects from Dutch Imperialism. Jakarta is the capital of Indonesia, and Susilo Bambang Yudhoyyono is the current president. Approximately 253,609,643 people reside in Indonesia today, ranking fifth most populous nation in the world. Indonesia is a Republic government, and its land mass is an archipelago composed of 13,466 islands. Indonesia faced both positive and negative impacts after being imperialized. Imperialism is “the policy of extending a nation's

  • Dutch Colonization in Southeast Asia

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    initial stage of this expansion period arose in 1602 with the charter of the Dutch East India Company. The VOC (Dutch East India Trading Company) had been formed by the State-General of the Netherlands to carry out, for a granted 21-year monopolistic control, colonial expansion privileges representing the Dutch in South East Asia. While at first it may have seemed that the VOC were to enlarge the territory size of the Dutch overseas to contest with the other European superpowers, they were in fact

  • Royal Dutch Shell Case Study

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    Introduction The political instability inherent in emerging economies make for very challenging business environments. In late October 1995, Royal Dutch Shell founds itself in just such a tenuous environment in Niger. As Paine and Moldoveanu (2009) outlined,Shell came under scrutiny in the 1990’s for the environmental impact that they were having on the Niger Delta. Shell was accused of creating an “ecological disaster” on the region, caused by oil spills, emissions from flaring of natural gas,

  • What Factors Explain the Golden Age of the Dutch Republic?

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    This essay will discuss Dutch excellence in trade, art and literature individually to discern the factors which explain the high standards of distinction these fields achieved during the Golden Age of the Dutch Republic. Although the smallest of the European powers in terms of territory, population, and natural resources, for 150 years the Dutch Republic dominated European trade with approximately half of the world’s total stock of seagoing ships at the zenith of its power.# How did such an insignificant

  • Germanic Influences on the Old-English Language (and Modern-English Influences on Dutch)

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    inflection of the word would show that it was the subject. Even though word order in modern German is not nearly as free as this system, the German language still uses inflections to clarify subjects, genitives, direct objects and indirect objects. In Dutch, this used to be the case, although inflections still show through in phrases such as “des maandags” (‘s maandags) or “ter plekke”. A second Germanic feature as seen in Old-English is the use of prefixes to indicate that a verb was a present or past

  • Ruisdael Vs. Monet

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    surrounded by the art of their contemporaries, create an environment for the viewer that parallels their original context. The halls of the Museum are set up in a long and slim rectangle with open doorways between all of them. The opening hallway to the Dutch gallery is modest in its wooden paneling until one turns and enters the first room on the right. Beautifully creased wood panels, line the walls, while intricately carved panels hold the grand window directly across from the door. Rich in color, the

  • Relative Dating

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    The Fundamental Principles of Relative DatingRelative dating involves placing events in their proper chronological sequence, that is, in the order of their occurrence (Dutch 1998). This type of dating tells us which geologic event happened first, but does not give an exact date to which something happened. There are several different methods that are used in relative dating. These are the fundamental methods that are used in the field by geologists' and earth scientists to gather information about

  • Aruba

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    language of the island is Dutch, seen on street signs, government documents, and several local newspapers. Most people of Aruba, particularly those in the tourism business, speak English . There are four languages spoken overall there and they are Dutch, English, Spanish, and Papiamento. Papiamento is not a dialect but a language that is evidence to the many influences of older languages and Aruba’s culture and traditions. It has traces of Spanish, Portuguese, Dutch, French and local Indian