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    Indonesia Indonesia Presentation Transcript

    • Independence Gossip indoesia
      • 1600s
            • All of Europe has the hots for Indonesia. They want to trade with it SO bad.
            • Portugal and Netherlands have a total cat fight over who get control.
                  • The Netherlands win and put a colonial ring on it.
    • Cultivation Abomination
          • The Dutch treats Indonesia like a douche. They call their douchiness the Cultivation System
          • It sucks.
          • Indonesians are forced to grow crops for export and work in gross factories.
          • It isn't abolished until 1870 (that's like over 200 years of mega suck)
    • The Dutch Get a Soul. Say What?!
      • 1901 under Queen Wilhelmina
          • The Dutch feel bad for going all Bobby Brown on Indonesia.
          • It's called the Ethical period.
                • It sucks a little less.
                      • Dutch provide money for education
                      • They make some pretty small political changes.
      Queen Wilhelmina
    • indonesia got BUDI
      • 1908 Budi Utomo
          • This is the krunk-ass name for the first nationalist movement in Indonesia
          • It was made up mostly of upper class divas from Java (called Jivas).
      • 1912 Sarekat Isalm
          • The nationalist movement at retail prices. Totally last season, but more people join.
      • After World War I the Dutch get their panties in a wad about the whole thing
          • They become much more repressive and all around jerks
      Queen Wilhelmina thinks things might not be going well.
    • THIS SHIT JUST GOT real Henk “The Sneev” Sneevliet peeves the Dutch
      • Henk “The Sneev” Snevliet
          • Kicked out of the Nethe rlands for being too effing crazy
          • Spreads the idea of communism in Indonesia by starting this really cool communist club
              • It becomes really HOTT
              • This really makes the Dutch act like they've got sand in they're nether lands.
      • 1926-1927 The commies convince workers to revolt against the man by going on strike
          • 13,000 communist leaders are arrested including future president, Sukarno.
    • Turning Japanese
      • Japan promises to help Indonesia free itself from Dutch Rule
          • Surprise - There's a catch
          • Indonesia promises to help Japan with the war effort
          • Japan helps to defeat the Dutch by March of 1942
          • March 1945 Japan organizes the Indonesian Committee on Independence and drafts a constitution
          • August 9 th 1945 Sukarno is scheduled to go to Vietnam to meet Japan and announce independence
              • August 6 th the bomb on Hiroshima is dropped
                  • The Japanese are too busy surrendering to care about Indonesia
                  • August 17 th Sukarno announces his own damn independence and becomes the first president the next day
      The artist known as Sukarno
      • After WWII, the Dutch try to win back Indonesia
          • They try the normal wooing techniques
              • Getting the British to try it first
              • Starting at the place of least resistance
              • Forcibly inserting themselves into Java
          • The Indonesian National Revolution is the result
              • It lasts 5 years and blood is spilt all over everywhere
              • The UN calls the Dutch out
                  • The Dutch are embarrassed and stop
      • Independence
          • December 27, 1949 The Dutch tell Indonesia that they're on their own
      Sukarno is super excited to see the Dutch get out. He's the boss now!
    • Different Strokes
      • Disunity
          • In 1950, the new constitution dissolved the federal states of Indonesia and replaced them with a united republic
              • The different states are culturally, religiously, economically different
              • The first election isn't held until 1955 and no one party gets more than 25% of the vote
      • Political unrest
          • The cabinet changed almost every year
      Emblem of the united Indonesia
    • THIS MESS JUST GOT hotter
      • Sukarno puts the old 1945 constitution back in place
          • Surprise – It increases his power
              • The parliament is not elected but appointed
              • They are subject to the will of the president
          • Advocated nationalism
          • Ruled like an authoritarian mega boss
      • Economy deteriorating
          • By the mid 1960s severe hunger and poverty were widespread