Haiti Revolution Timeline

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Spain brought 15,000 African slaves to island of Hispaniola

1574

France established claim on parts of Hispaniola

1660

Treaty of Ryswick

September 20 1697

American Declaration of Independence

July 4 1776

Sonthonax decree of Emancipation

August 29 1793

Toussaint dies in jail in the French Alps

April 7 1803

Battle of Vertieres

November 18 1803