Ketney and Vionna

Main

Spain brings 15,000 African slaves to island of Hispaniola

1517

France establishes claim on parts of Hispaniola

1640

Treaty of Ryswick

Sept. 20,1697

American Deceleration of Independence

1776

French Revolution begins

1789

Boukman Rebellion

Oct. 21,1790

Failed Mackandal Rebellion

1791

Haitian Revolution/ slave uprising begins

Aug. 14, 1791

Sonthonax's decree of Emancipation

Aug. 29, 1793

Toussaint joins French troops

may 1794

Napoleon takes power in France

Nov. 9, 1799

Napoleon sends Leclerc to St. Domingue

1801

Toussaint establishes authority of Hispaniola

Feb. 4, 1801

Toussaint imprisoned

1803

Toussaint dies in jail

April 18, 1803

Final defeat of the French Troops

Nov. 18, 1803

Haitian proclamation of Independence

1804

Dessalines proclaims himself Emperor of Haiti

1804

Dessalines assassinated

Oct. 17, 1806

Napoleon re-establishes slavery in French colonies

March 29, 1815

Haiti invades Spanish side of Hispaniola

Feb 9, 1822

Christophe becomes president of Haiti

1902