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Pick the century or year(s) when these events took place in the history of the Netherlands.
Republic or Monarchy?
The Romans build the Limes Germanicus, marking the boundaries of the Roman Empire.
Saint Willibrord becomes the first Bishop of Utrecht and Christianity spreads through the northern Netherlands.
After the conquest of the Duchy of Gelre, all of the (Northern) Netherlands are united under Emperor Charles V.
'Plakkaat van Verlatinghe' (Act of Abjuration) is signed, the formal declaration of independence of the Dutch Low Countries from the Spanish king, Philip II
The Dutch East India is founded, gaining a monopoly on Dutch spice trade in East-Asia.
With the signing of Peace of Münster, Spain finally formally recognizes Dutch independence.
'Rampjaar' (disaster year): the Republic is attacked by a coalition of England, France and the bishops of Münster and Cologne.
The conquest of Dutch Brazil and Curacao by the West Indian Company marks the beginning of large-scale Dutch slave trade.
The Batavian Republic is declared after the French revolutionary forces invade the Dutch Republic.
The kingdom of Holland is annexed by the French Empire.
The Southern parts of the Netherlands revolt and proclaim the new country of Belgium.
The Netherlands gets a new constitution, greatly limiting the power of the monarch.
Universal suffrage is introduced, at first just for all men then some years later also for all women.
The Netherlands is invaded and occupied by Germany, over 100.000 Jews are deported and killed.
The last Dutch colonies, Indonesia and Suriname, become independent.
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