Vincent Ogé's petition of rights get granted. October, 1790
Yay! Time to share the good news!
White Colonists Enraged. 1790
After the creation of 1789's Declaration of Rights of Man and of Citizen, Vincent Ogé was coincidentally at Paris at the time on a business trip. He was intrigued and wanted rights for people like him too, which ended up with him petition for rights from the French Government.
Vincent Ogé Stages a Rebellion, 1790.
This is so unfair! We should fight for our rights!
After being granted rights (in regards to being able to vote), Ogé hurries home to Saint Domingue to deliver and spread the good news.
Vincent Ogé gets convicted of treason. 26 February. 1791
I don't want to die.....
The opposite response of what Ogeé had expected occured. The white collonists, opposite of the Frenchs, felt enraged and betrayed that their own government would support something liek this. They've decided to then take things into their own hands and demonstrated a show of power towards the mixed races and slaves.
French Government grants a decree giving citizenship to all gens de couleur in Saint Domingue. 1791
On this day and forward, all gens de couleur are granted citizenship.
After mixed-race citizens were beaten, threaten, and murdered. Ogé stages a rebellion with support only from the mixed-race population which ended up failing.
Upon the Failed Rebellion (due to lack of numbers to support- there were only mixed races fighting for this cause), Ogé was convicted of treason. He was then brought to a church to repent before being executed violently.
Ogé's barbaric death created backlash and a lot of hate towards the Colonists. Which ended up with passed a decree to give citizenship to all coloured people in the colony of Saint Domingue, opposite to when certain rights were only given to wealthy free person of colour who's born under two free parents.