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Haitian Revolution

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Isaac Forsland

on 3 October 2012

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Transcript of Haitian Revolution

1791 - 1804 Primary Sources
Toussaint Louverture Historical Society (quotes)
Toussaint L'Ouverture: Letter to the Directory
Constitution of 1801

Secondary Sources
Toussaint in the Haitian Revolution
The Haitian Revolution (1791-1804): A Different Route to Emancipation
Rebellions of Haiti:
http://www.travelinghaiti.com/history_of_haiti/slave_rebellion.asp Constitution of 1801: Title II, Art 3 — There can be no slaves on this territory; servitude has been forever abolished. All men are born, live and die there free and French. “Toussaint had a driving vision to create a society in which people of all races would be equal before the law and could rise according to their abilities.” -Beauchamp Rigaud, leader of Mulatto In 1794, Toussaint had created the most trained and organized army in Haiti. Toussaint Leading Revolt Self-educated Haitian slave The battle of Vertières This revolution acts as a representation to Argentine society mainly due to the fact that the Haitian slave rebellion had defeated Napoleon's army. It was also one of the primary revolutions that inspired many countries in Latin America to fight for independence. Declared independence on
January 1, 1804 Haitian Revolution by Isaac and Alejandro
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