Hati Revolution (1791-1804)

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In History
  • The Planters

    The Planters
    The planters were prohibited to trade with any other country except France. Although most continued trading illegally, especially with the United States of America.
  • Anti-Slavery

    France created an anti-slavery society where the Amis des Noirs decided to start their battle.
  • Intrest Groups

    Intrest Groups
    During the time that the French Revolution began, there was four intrest groups in Saint-Dominque. -The black slaves
    -The whites;planters and Petit Blancs
    -The free people of color
    -The maroons
  • The Free Persons of Color

    The Free Persons of Color
    There was about 30,000 free persons of color. Near half of them were mulattoes(children of slaved mother and her owner). They were often given their freedom. The other half were black slaves that had to buy their freedom.
  • Declaration of the Rights of Man

    Declaration of the Rights of Man
    The declaration stated that, "men are born and remain free and equal in rights." French government didn't want the declaration to be released to the colonies. Although the word got out and began a series of revolts inspired the Haitain Revolution.
  • General Assembly

    General Assembly
    The General Assembly passed a legislation that colonies could take part in local government.
  • Mulatto Revolts

    Mulatto Revolts
    Revolts in the 1790 led by Vincent Oge for mulattoes trying to establish suffrage from a National Assembly ruling. These revolts were the first efforts for challenging French rule and the slave systems.
  • Maroons

    Maroons were a group of runaway slaves that lived in the mountains. They approached their life styles based ontraditional African customs.
  • Oge and Chavannes

    Oge and Chavannes
    300 soldiers were captured and hung along with Oge and Chavannes being tortured to death at the public square. This was a message by the whites daring people of color to fight them.
  • Bois Caiman

    Bois Caiman
    The ceremony at Bois Caiman was held in the northern mountains of Haiti by enslaved Africans. A vodou ritual was performed by Dutty Boukman to encourage the rise and defeat of the French.
  • Rebel

    Toussaint l'Overture led a group of enslaved Africans to rebel against the planters.
  • Arival of the British

    Arival of the British
    British arrived to capture slaves. Although the slaves managed to resist the French forces along with the British.
  • Plaine du Nord, Le Cap

    Plaine du Nord, Le Cap
    Toussaint and thousands of other Africans joined the French republican forces. They were promised that if they fight against royalists they would gain freedom. Then Commissioner Leger-Felicite Sonthonax ended slavery in the colony.
  • Withdrawl of the Brittish

    Withdrawl of the Brittish
    The British and French Forces withdrew from the battle against slave rebellions after the defeats led my lOverture.
  • Toussaint's capturing

    Toussaint's capturing
    Toussaint became the head of San Domingo that was on it's way to becoming semi-independent. Napolean became threatend and sent Emmanuel Leclerc and 20,000 troops to re-establish slavery.
  • Haitian Flag

    Haitian Flag
    The Haitian blue and red flag is adopted at the Congress of Arcahaie.
  • Battle of Vertieres

    Battle of Vertieres
    Haiti finally won it's independence from France in The Battle of Vertières. The battle was lead by Dessalines, they attacked the French near Cap François and won victory over the French colonial army under General Rochambeau.
  • Dessalines

    The north and south arenas defeated the French. Then Dessalines claimed the independence of Haiti and apointed himself emperor.
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    Hati Revolution (1791-1804)