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Updated: 2/12/2021
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  • slaves at the plantation
  • Toussaint learned how to read and write and spoke on equal rights
  • end slavery in french colonies
  • Those moderate revolutionaries were not willing to end slavery but they did apply the Rights of Man to all Frenchmen, including free blacks and mulattoes
  • He successfully fought the French as well as invading Spanish and British.
  • So they again considered the issue of equality and voted to end slavery in the French colonies
  • When he arrived, the French at betrayed the safe conduct and arrested him, putting him on a ship headed for France.