Toussaint L'Ouverture
Updated: 3/9/2021
Toussaint L'Ouverture

Storyboard Text

  • Though Toussaint was born a slave he worked hard to learn to read and write
  • I am more than just a slave
  • Books are interesting and come with so many stories to learn
  • I agree to help the french army
  • Toussaint L'OuvertureAccomplishedWinning 7 battles in 7 days. He proved to be a brilliant general
  • Napoleon do you agree to recognize Haiti's independence
  • Napoleon betrays Toussaint 
  • Betrayal
  • Yes of course!! *fingers doubled crossed*
  • In exile at St. Helena
  • Arrest him forget safe conduct
  • Why would Napoleon betray me. My supporters won't die without a fight.
  • Here lies Toussaint L'Ouverture
  • After the betrayal by Napoleon, Toussaint Dies in the prison
  • 6 months later Napoleon abandons Haiti
  • We will fight for freedom
  • .
  • Haiti has Independence
  • Others carried on fighting for the Independence of Haiti
  • What happened with Toussaint,
  • "What could the death of one wretched Negro mean to me?"