Though born a slave in Saint Dominique, Toussaint learned of Africa from his father, who had been born a free man there. He learned that he was more than a slave, that he was a man with brains and dignity
The remarkable leader of this slave revolt was Toussaint Breda
It began in 1791 in the French colony of Saint Dominique
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The news of this betrayal triggered mass slave revolts in Saint Dominique, and Toussaint became the leader of the slave rebellion.