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Transcript of Haitian Revolution
Economic Course 1794: Realizing that the Spanish broke their promise, rebels join France. Britain gets defeated by Toussaint's army. Short Term - The Haitian Revolution was a successful revolution. Haitian Revolution
1791- 1804 THANK YOU FOR LISTENING! :) Political Causes - Slave revolt in the French colony of Saint Domingue Cultural Causes Economic Causes - Also drawn by the free Mulattoes who had long faced the trials of being considered as semi- citizens. - Slave population had social inequality for a long time --> plantation owners - Many rich people depended on the Europeans. - Slaves used in plantation farms - Harsh & cruel treatment of the slaves - Slave owners violated natural rights of slaves for their own profit. 1791: Revolution begins when slaves gather at Bois Caïman. Succeeding Boukman is Toussaint L'Ouverture (leader of the rebellion) - The only revolution in the Atlantic World that led to the founding of a state. Long Term 1793: Rebels join Spain on a promise of equality 1799-1800: War between Toussaint and André Rigaud (leader of Mulatto revolt) Citations - First and only successful slave rebellion that created a new nation
- Most Haitians became peasants and left. - Reshaped debates about slavery and freedom in Europe - Strengthened the abolitionist movement (slavery movement) "The Haitian Revolution." PBS. PBS, n.d. Web. 07 May 2013. <http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/aia/part3/3p2990.html>.
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"Haitian Revolution - Home." Haitian Revolution. N.p., n.d. Web. 07 May 2013. <http://haitianrevolutionfblock.weebly.com/>. - Influenced by the French Revolution of 1789 Crane Brinton's Anatomy of Revolution - Declaration of Rights of Man of 1789 - U.S Congress discharges St. Domingans, forbidding slave import. 1801: Napoleon decides to get army back together to reestablish slavery in Haiti 1803: Toussaint dies in prison 1804: Haiti becomes independent from France. - Even though violence was used by the slaves, the outcome was equality, and freedom. - Beneficial to BOTH the country AND the society.
(Reshaped debates about slavery and freedom) By: Yoo Jeong Lee 1. The Old Regime and Symptoms of the Coming Revolution 2. First Stage of the Revolution 3. Rule by the Moderates 4. Accession of the Radicals 5. Reign of Terror and Virtue 6. Thermidorian Reaction (i.e. Convalescence) 1802: Battle at "Snake Gully"