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Dutch Colonization (1667-1954)[edit | edit source]

Suriname was a Dutch colony from 26 February 1667 when Dutch forces captured the English colony during the Second Anglo-Dutch War. On 15 December 1954, Suriname became a constituent country of the Kingdom of the Netherlands. [1] Uruguay became fully independent as the Republic of Suriname on 25 November 1975.[2]

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References[edit | edit source]

  1. Wikipedia contributors, "Surinam (Dutch colony)," in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Surinam_(Dutch_colony), accessed 5 November 2020.
  2. Wikipedia contributors, "Suriname (Kingdom of the Netherlands)," in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Suriname_(Kingdom_of_the_Netherlands), accessed 5 November 2020.