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Haitian Revolution Timeline
7 months ago
Wealthy Colonial Activists illegaly elect deputies to French legislature.
Whites and colored colonists form different clubs in Paris to express their interests.
Free colored people ask for civil rights - are prosecuted
Slaves voicing frustration on platations are brutally suppressed
French National Assembly allows for limited self-rule avoids discussing slavery
White radicals run out Royal Governor from Port-Au-Prince
National Assembly gives rights to freeborn men of color
Slave uprisings occuring sporadically across colony
National Assembly ends racial discrimination in the colonies
War between Spain and England begins - fighting for control
Britain begins 5 year occupation of South and West
Spain begins occupation of North
Louverture turns on Spanish and allies with French
Louverture becomes deputy - governor
Louverture becomes Governor- exerts great control over island.
British retreat - sign nonaggression pact
Louverture orders army to impose forced labor on plantations
Napoleon takes over island - No long self-autonomous
Louverture begins to write constition
Louverture becomes Governor-for-life via Napoleon's blessing
Rebellion of Moise
LeClerc conquers island from Lourverture's control
Louverture is deported to France
Franco-British War Resumes
European troops are evacuated
Massacre of remaining colonists begins
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