Haitian Revolution Timeline- Christa and Bella

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Spain bought 15,000 African slaves to island of Hispaniola

1517

France establishes claim on part of Hispaniola

1664

Treaty of Ryswick

1693

Failed Mackandal rebellion

1758

American Declaration of Independence

July 4, 1776

Sonthonax's decree of emancipation

August 29, 1783

French Revolution begins

May 5, 1789

Haitian Revolution/ Salve uprising begins

1791

Boukman rebellion/ Voodoo ceremony

1793

Toussaint joins French troupes to fight the British and Spanish

1799

Nepolean takes power in France

November 9,1799

Toussaint issues a constitution

1801

Nepoleon sends Leclerc to St. Domingue with thousands of troops

october 18, 1801

Nepoleon reestablishes slavery in French colonies

may 1802

Taussanint is deceived and inprisioned

April 6, 1803

Toussaint dies in jail in French Alps.

April 7, 1803

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

November 18, 1803

Haitian proclamation of Independence

january 1, 1804

Dessalines proclaims himself emperor of Haiti

october 8, 1804

Dessalines assassinated

October 17, 1806

Christophe becomes president of Haiti

February 17, 1807

Haiti invades Spanish side of Hispaniola ends slavery there

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