Haitian Revolution Timeline by Jeraldine Rodriguez and Eric Ung

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Spain Brought 15,000 African Slaves to the island Hispaniola

1574

France Establishes Claims on parts of Hispaniola

1660

Treaty of Ryswick

September 20, 1697

Failed Mackandal Rebellion

1756

American Declaration of Independence

July 4, 1776

French Revolution Begins

May 5, 1789

Boukman Rebellion/ Voodoo Ceremony

August 1791

Haitian Revolution/ Slave Uprisings Begin

August 21, 1791

Sonthonax's Decree of Emancipation

August 29, 1793

Toussaint Louverture joins French troops to fight the Brtitish and the Spanish

May 1794

Napoleon Takes power in France

November 10, 1799

Haiti Invades Spanish side of Hispaniola and Ends slavery there

1801

Toussaint issues a Constitution

February 4, 1801

Napoleon Re-establishes slavery in French colonies

May 20, 1801

Napoleon Sends leclerc to St. Domingue with thousands of troops

December 1801

Toussaint is Deceived and Imprisoned

April 7, 1803

Toussaint Dies in jail in the french alps

April 8, 1803

Battle of Vertieres

November 18, 1803

Haitian Proclamation of Independence

January 1, 1804

Dessalines proclaims himself Emperor of Haiti

September 22, 1804

Dessalines is Assassinated

October 17, 1806

Christophe Becomes President of Haiti

February 17, 1807