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  • Why do free blacks and mulattoes get rights?! this is not good for my plantation!!!
  • Well just like France, free people now have the ¨rights of man¨
  • Get back to work you do not have a say in the rules
  • We want the same rights as all the others, SLAVERY IS WRONG!!!
  • Haiti was becoming aware of the revolution in France and that they fought for ¨the rights of man¨
  • The black population began to question 
  • A small revolt is held by Toussaint L´L'Ouverture 
  • Eventually, Toussaint was able to free some slaves and gained a large following for his beliefs
  • By 1798, Toussaint was named leader of the slave rebellion and the revolt was in full force
  • In 1803, Napoleon´s army was weakened by yellow fever and nearly wiped out by the Haitians. He decided to retreat back to France and grant Haiti their freedom
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