Haiti revolution

Haiti revolution
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  • LIBERTY FOR ALL! FREEDOM FOR ALL! NO MORE SLAVERY!
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  • August 22, 1791, Boukman leads a slave revolt in the north. Toussaint also begins slave revolts in Saint-Domingue in the name of liberty, freedom, and equality for all. The European "Revolutionary Wars" are soon followed after in 1792.
  • Alright man, good luck on your revolution!
  • Take the land!
  • Hey man, I just feel that this is not working for me *crosses fingers*
  • 1791, Slaves start burning plantations and killing masters. This made Léger-Félicité Sonthonax end slavery in the colony in 1793. Toussaint joins forces with the Spanish army against the French in the same year.
  • Go get 70 warships and 25,000 men, I'm not going to have Saint-Domingue make a fool out of me!
  • 1791-1799, Toussaint's soldiers fought against the French government, invaders, Royalists, and free-colored leaders. In 1801, the French government began to reconsider the possibility of ending slavery.
  • 1794, Toussaint leaves the Spanish army and joins the French. He changes allegiance from the Spanish to the French. 1795-1801, Spain gives up Santo Domingo to the French.
  • 1802, Napoleon reinstates slavery in the French colonies, which had been already abolished. He ends up sending 70 warships and 25,000 soldiers to Saint-Domingue. 
  • On April 7, 1803, Toussaint died of pneumonia and starvation after being arrested and sent to Fort-de-Joux in the Jura Mountains of France. The Battle of Vertières marks the final victory for the revolutionary army over the Napoleon army. 1804, Haiti is finally independent from France.
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