Haitian Revolution

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  • June 25, 1789- Blacks Revolt to Improve Equality

    June 25, 1789- Blacks Revolt  to Improve Equality
    Blacks hear talk of equality and independence and revolt to try to improve theirs too.
  • August 15, 1791-Dutty Boukman organizes

    August 15, 1791-Dutty Boukman organizes
    Dutty Boukman a former slave and voodoo priest organizes a revolution to try to make the whites leave.
  • August 20,1791-Whites Kill Hundreds of Blacks

    August 20,1791-Whites Kill Hundreds of Blacks
    Whites Panicked about the revolution, and no one would help so they end up killing hundreds of blacks in an attempt to stop the revolution.
  • August 25, 1792-Louis XVI is Executed

    August 25, 1792-Louis XVI is Executed
    France becomes a republic, and other countries take this as an opportunity to invade Hispanola.
  • September 1, 1793-Toussaint Louverture Helps Spain

    September 1, 1793-Toussaint Louverture Helps Spain
    A rebel leader named Toussaint Louverture helps Spain get rid of Britain in exchange for peace and equality
  • September 5, 1794- Toussaint Louverture helps France

    September 5, 1794- Toussaint Louverture helps France
    Louverture abandons Spain and Joins the French due to slavery being abolished in France.
  • September 10, 1795- Peace Treaty Between Spain and France

    September 10, 1795- Peace Treaty Between Spain and France
    Spain signs a peace treaty with France.
  • September 20, 1799-War of the Knives

    September 20, 1799-War of the Knives
    Louverture and Rigaud have a dispute and have a one year war, Louverture wins with the help of the British
  • October 5, 1801- A constitution is born

    October 5, 1801- A constitution is born
    Toussaint creates a constitution outlawing slavery, and voodoo, the main religion of the Haitian people. Also, the people of Saint Domingue are now citizens of France, and he makes himself ruler for life. This makes the people upset with Louverture's new constitution.
  • October 10, 1801-Another Revolt

    October 10, 1801-Another Revolt
    The people of Haiti are not happy with Louverture's new constitution and accuse him of exploiting France.
  • October 20, 1802-War for Independence

    October 20, 1802-War for Independence
    French invade Saint Domingue, the French capture Louverture, and people continue to fight for the French not knowing they were going to put slavery back into place.
  • October 25,1802-War for Independence Continues

    October 25,1802-War for Independence Continues
    The Entire population now resist the French, and Haitians are executed publically.
  • January 1, 1804-After the Revolution

    January 1, 1804-After the Revolution
    Everyone refused to trade with Haiti, and no one invaded again. Haitians lost everything from the scorched earth policy. Haiti goes into poverty. Jean Jaques Dessalines crowns himself emperor and creates a constitution.