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JAVA WAR

1825 -
1830
War las te d about 5 y ear s
War was between
Javanese and the
Dutch
Causes of Java
War
Ab ol ition of Lan d Le as e
Cont racts
Nobles in Java leased
their lands to the
European

In 1823, Van der Capellan,
the first Dutch Governor-
General abolished all land
leases
Nobles couldn’t pay back
the Europeans their
money as they had
already used it

So the nobles made the
peasants work harder to
pay back the Europeans
Im po sition of H igh Tol ls
Javanese had to pay high tolls for
transporting goods across government
lands

The tolls were collected by the Chinese
whom the Javanese disliked
Leade rs hi p of D ipo N egor o

Dutch refuse
to claim Dipo
Negoro as the
rightful ruler
of Jogjakarta
Abolition of
land lease that
affected his
source of
income

Building a road
across a
cemetery on his
land
End o f J ava W ar
1829, Dipo Negoro
surrendered to the
Dutch

He was exiled to
With his surrender, Java War came to an end

Surrender of Dipo Negoro to the
Dutch
Effects of Java
War to the Dutch
Dutch lost 25 million guilders
V.O.C. almost went
bankrupt
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