World History Block 4
Haitian people are inspired by the French revolution of 1789 and see that they can gain Equality, Liberty, and Fraternity.
The Haitian revolution lasted 13 years from 1791-1804 when Haiti gained it's independence.
Social classes caused anger through lower classes and want for revolution.
3. Black slaves
The Haitian revolt destroys French plantations on Saint-Domingue (Haiti).
Slavery is abolished in 1793 on Saint-Domingue (Haiti).
Toussaint L 'Ouvertire was a black slave released shortly after 1791, and in 1796 Toussaint ruled with the consent of the French governor.
The battle of Vertièreswas fought between Haitian rebels and French forces on 18 November 1803 at Vertières in Nord, Haiti.
Haitian people gain independence from France.
He proclaimed Haiti's independence from France in 1804.
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