Although the Europeans are not the primary Historical Force that had power over Indonesia, they made a lot of impact as of the present day Indonesia.
The Capture of Malacca
The Matarram Kingdom
The VOC created an organization to manage trading and also owning a superior military force. Additionally, they enroll a 'bureaucracy' to control their issues in the East Indies. (Verenigde Oostindische Compagnie, otherwise known as VOC was a company, whose focus is on trading, found in the Dutch Republic.)
The Dutch power on Java
By the 17th Century, the VOC construct a commercial control in the Indonesian islands. They seize Malacca from Portugal on 1641, and restricted the British after their rivalry, moving them to a factory in Bencoolen (Bengkulu), while establishing various on the Eastern Islands.
VOC's expand through Indonesia
By the 1620’s, the leader of the Matarram Kingdom, Sultan Agung attempted to expand their power over Bantam (Banten), however, a conflict began with the Dutch. Sultan Agung’s force were forced to step back, however, they were uncertain of the Dutch’s confrontation, which made both sides respect each other power. In return for his services in 1674 to Amangkurat I, the successor of Sultan Agung, and then to Amangkurat II shortly afterwards, the VOC received control of the Preanger area in West Java.
This was the first of a series of major territorial advances. The Dutch helped the Kingdom replacing Amangkurat III, with his uncle, Pakubuwono I, as a "return for which further territory was ceded.” Therefore, most areas of Java was almost under the Dutch control, which in 1755, the Matarram Kingdom was the only one left. This was separated into two regions, Yogyakarta (Jogjakarta) and Surakarta (Solo), which survived until the end of Dutch rule.
By the 17th century, the VOC built a foothold to control the pepper trading, throughout Eastern Sumatra and in Jambi and Palembang.and it disrupts local conflicts to support authorities who like them. But the main Dutch expansion in Sumatra did not occur until the 19th century.
VOC produce more factories for the production collection, pressuring individual rulers to do business only with companies, manage the source supply and limiting it to only some products and by the 18th century, they pushed through forced delivery systems. They also ran into a financial struggle caused by multiple factors. In 1799 The Dutch Government of the Republic of Indonesia ends the affairs of the Dutch East India Company.