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The naval lifestyle is truly embedded in Dutch culture. What they lack in culinary expertise , the Dutch more than make up for with naval acumen. As a result of having the most sophisticated navy in the 17th century, the Dutch navigated the world and ushered in what they refer to as their “Golden Age.” However, the arrival of a Dutch navy was usually an ominous sign to those who witnessed it. As historical accounts historically spoil the victor, the traders of human chattel and thieves of resources became affectionately referred to by the euphemism, “colonizers.”
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    The naval lifestyle is truly embedded in Dutch culture. What they lack in culinary expertise , the Dutch more than make up for with naval acumen. As a result of having the most sophisticated navy in the 17th century, the Dutch navigated the world and ushered in what they refer to as their “Golden Age.” However, the arrival of a Dutch navy was usually an ominous sign to those who witnessed it. As historical accounts historically spoil the victor, the traders of human chattel and thieves of resources became affectionately referred to by the euphemism, “colonizers.”

     
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