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Haitians get inspired
Haitian people are inspired by the French revolution of 1789 and see that they can gain Equality, Liberty, and Fraternity.
haitian rvolution begins
The Haitian revolt destroys French plantations in Haiti which sparks the beginging of the revolution
Social classes caused anger through lower classes and want for revolution. Social classes: 1. Whites 2. Mulattos 3. Black slaves
slavery is abolished
slavery comes to an end due to all the french plantation owners being killed in the revolution
Toussaint L 'Ouvertire
L 'Ouvertire was a black slave released shortly after 1791, and in 1796 Toussaint ruled with the consent of the French governor.
Battle of Vertières
The battle of Vertièreswas fought between Haitian rebels and French forces on 18 November 1803 at Vertières in Nord, Haiti. This was the last battle fought in Haiti for their independence.
independence was declared from the French rule even though they still had to pay the French for the loss of the sugar industry in the country that they produced there
He was the leader that gained independence for Haiti.
this disease killed many of the French army that was sent down to fight in this revolution which made it possible for the Haitians to win
Bonaparte’s overthrows the Directory in France
he destroys the democratic republic and its anti-slavery principles. He declares himself Consul-for-Life, restores the pre-Revolution status quo of white rule, and turns his attention to France’s colonies.
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