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Spain brought 15000 African slaves to the island of Hispanola

1517

France establishes claim on parts of Hispanola

1625

Treaty of Ryswick

1697

Failed Mackandal Rebellion

1758

American Declaration of Independence

1776

French Revolution begins

1789

Haitian Revolution/slave uprising begins

1791

Boukman rebellion/voodoo ceremony

1791

Sonthonax decree of emancipation

August 1793

Toussaint joins French troops to fight the British and Spanish

1794

Napoleon takes power in France

1799

Toussaint issues a constitution

January 1801

Napoleon sends Leclerc to Saint Domingue with thousands of troops

October 1801

Toussaint is decieved and imprisoned

April 1802

Napoleon re-establishes slavery in French colonies

May 1802

Toussaint dies in jail in the French Alps

April 8, 1803

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

November 18, 1803

Haitian Proclamation of independence

January 1, 1804

Dessalines proclaims himself as emperor of Haiti

October 8, 1804

Dessalines assassinated

October 17, 1806

Cristophe becomes president of Haiti

February 17 1807

Haiti invades Spanish side of Hispanola and ends slavery there

1822