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The Haitian Revolution

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on 14 May 2015

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The Haitian Revolution

How the Revolution began
Powerful influence in Haitian rebellion.
The Revolution ended in November of 1803 with the French defeat at the Battle of Vertières. Haiti became an independent country on January 1, 1804, with Jean-Jacques Dessalines being chosen by a council of generals to assume the office of governor-general. He ordered the 1804 Haiti massacre of the white Haitian minority, resulting in the deaths of between 3,000 and 5,000 people, between February and April 1804.[1]
What was the Haitian revolution?
Francois-Dominique Toussaint L'Ouverture (20 May 1743 – 7 April 1803), also known as Toussaint L'Ouverture, Toussaint-L'Ouverture, Toussaint Bréda, and nicknamed The Black Napoleon, led the Haitians to a successful revolution.
The Revolution
The action of the French revolutionary government to grant citizenship to wealthy free people of color in May 1791. Because white plantation owners refused to comply with this decision, within two months isolated fighting broke out between the former slaves and the whites. This added to the tense climate between slaves and grands blanch.
It was a slave revolt in the french colony of saint Dominique.
Led to the founding of the republic of Haiti.
considered most successful slave rebellion in the Americas.
The Revolution began.
April of 1791
The slaves of Haiti started a Revolution
Out come of haitian revolution.
racial tension.
social wealth and structure.
religious tension between north and south Haiti.
Before the revolution.
Africans brought to islands of St. Dominique.
Proclaimed independence.
The end of slavery in Haiti.

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The haitian revolution was an important part of history because Haiti was able to overcome adversity win independence, and begin as a nation of its own.
hard labor on plantations.
The Haitian Revolution (1791–1804) was a slave revolt in the French colony of Saint-Domingue, which culminated in the elimination of slavery there and the founding of the Republic of Haiti.
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The Conclusion
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