The Saint-Domingue mulattoes and Vincent Oge go to the French assembly to get the rights for the black. They failed.
The The Colonial Assembly (government) of Saint-Domingue grants citizenship to all free blacks and mulattoes (mixed white and black) after the French General Assembly granted their colored citizen rights.
The whites and platers are very upset. Violence and uprising occur.
Vincent Ogé was executed.
Toussaint is the cheif medical officer, then Biassou's side
Toussaint and his troops force Sonthonax to leave Saint Domingue.
Free blacks and mulattoes are given the right to vote and freedom. The slaves are not.
Commissioners with 6000 troops come to support the free blacks against the angry whites.
Commissioner Santhonax frees 15,000 salves who helped defeat General Galbaud.
Britain wants to make Saint-Domingue a British colony.
Toussaint controls parts of the island and is helps the colored.
French commissioners join with the free colored people to go against the whites.
French National Assembly abolished the slavery in the colonies, including Saint-Domingue.
Toussaint joins the French with his 4,000 trained troops.
Spain and France sign a peace treaty, but the British are still trying to get the land.
Etienne Leveaux is made the new governor of St. Domingue.
France launches attacks on the British.
France gets two-thirds of the island Hispaniola from Spain
Governor Laveaux is imprisoned by the mulattoes.
Toussaint is named, by Laveaux, the new governor.
France and Spain create and alliance to defeat the British.
Laveaux leave St. Domingue and becomes the island's representative in France.
Toussaint become the Commander in Chief.
Toussaint and his troop for Sonthonax to leave Saint Domingue
Toussaint negotiates and gets the British troops to leave the island.
Quasi War begins between United States and France
Napoleon overthrows the French Directory and declares himself consul for life. He issues a proclamation on Saint Domingue.
Toussaint sends out a secret treaty to Great Britian and the United States
John Adams signs a proclamation alone to trade between the United States and St. Domingue.
Toussiant controls all of Saint-Domingue.
Franch and the U.S. sign the Convenetion of 1800, which ends the Quasi War.
Toussaint controls the whole island of Hispaniola and abolishes slavery throughout.
Toussiant's nephew, Moise, goes to against Toussaint.
Toussiant creates a new Constitution and sends a copy to Napoleon.
Napoleon orders a General to take troop over Saint-Domingue.
Napoleon and Toussaint fight over leadership and slavery. To end the fighting, Napoleon lies and so when the fighting actually ends, Napoleon re-establishes slavery and says that every black man over 12 years old should be killed. Slavery is also re-established in the French colony.
Napoleon sends Toussaint a letter saying the should plan surrender.
Toussaint and his family are jailed near the Swiss Mountains.
Many massacres of the blacks occurred in Saint Domingue.
Last French troop leaves Saint Domingue.
Toussaint dies at Fort De Joux where he was imprisoned.
Battle of Vertieres occurs and is the final defeat of the French.
General Jean Jacques Dessalines announces Saint Domingue's independence and its name is changed to Haiti.
Dessalines is still mad at the whites, and gathers more than 4,000 remaining colonists, woman and children, and kills them.
Napoleon declares himself emperor of France and Jean Jacques Dessalines declares himself the emperor of Haiti.