the Dutch. He continued his conquests into Gaul. It returned over.5 million tons of Asian trade goods. 137 Poverty slowly declined as begging largely disappeared along with steadily improving working conditions for the population. Dutch Empire edit The Dutch in the Americas edit New Amsterdam in 1664. This group is also sometimes referred to as the " Ingvaeones ". Europeanisation, Americanisation and internationalisation edit The European Coal and Steel Community (ecsc was founded in 1951 by the six founding members: Belgium, the Netherlands and Luxembourg (the Benelux countries) and West Germany, France and Italy.