Haitian Revolution- Amber Harrson

In Haiti

Events that occurred in Haiti

Spain brings 15,000 slaves to Hispaniola


Spain brought 15,000 African slaves to island of Hispaniola

Treaty of Ryswick


Treaty of Ryswick – Spain cedes western third of Hispaniola to France

Mackandal Rebellion


1751- Failed Mackandal Rebellion

Boukman Rebellion

August 14, 1791

Boukman Rebellion/voodoo ceremony

Hatian Revolution

August 14, 1791

Haitian Revolution/slave uprising begins

Degree of Emancipation

August 29, 1793

Sonthonax’s decree of Emancipation

Toussaint joins French Troops

May 1794

Toussaint Louverture joins French troops to fight the British and Spanish

France claims part of Hispaniola

October 14, 1795

France establishes claim on parts of Hispaniola

Haiti invades Hispaniola

January 1, 1801

Haiti invades Spanish side of Hispaniola (today’s Dominican Republic) and ends slavery there

Toussaint Issues Constitution

February 4, 1801

Toussaint issues a Constitution, officially establishing his authority over the entire island of Hispaniola

Leclerc does to St. Domingue with troops

January 29, 1802

Napoleon sends Leclerc to Saint-Domingue with thousands of troops (perhaps as many as 40,000)

Toussaint Imprisoned

June, 1802

Toussaint is deceived and imprisoned

Toussaint dies

April 8, 1803

Toussaint dies in jail in the French Alps

Battle of Vertieres

November 18,1803

Battle of Vertieres, final defeat of the French troops by Dessalines and Petion

Haitian Independance

November 29, 1803

Haitian proclamation of Independence

Dessalines becomes Emporer

September 22, 1804

Dessalines proclaims himself Emperor of Haiti

Dessalines Assassinated

October 17, 1806

Dessalines assassinated

Christophe becomes president

February 17, 1807

Christophe becomes president of Haiti

In the United States

Events that occurred in the United States

American Declaration on Independance

July 4, 1776

American Declaration of Independance

In France

Events that occurred in France

French Revolution

July 14, 1789

French Revolution begins

Napoleon takes power

November 9, 1799

Napoleon takes power in France

Napoleon re-establishes slavery

May 20, 1802

Napoleon re-establishes slavery in French colonies