World History

By Nz25
  • Hundred's of free men from Africa joined the French military and fought in the siege of Savannah.

    In 1779, several hundred "gens de couleur" — free men of African descent — joined the French military and fought at the siege of Savannah.
  • the United States achieved independence from Britain.

    The Americans had effectively won their independence but formally stopped fighting in 1783
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    french revolution

    The French Revolution was a period of major social upheaval that began in 1787 and ended in 1799. It sought to completely change the relationship between the rulers and those they governed and to redefine the nature of political power.
  • The first stage of the Haitian Revolution

    It was to free people of color began to fight for political rights, first peacefully then violently.
  • Enslaved people rise up against plantation system

    Tens of thousands of enslaved people in the north of Haiti rise up against the plantation system. They burned fields, killed masters, and smashed the machinery of sugar production.
  • local officials declared an end to slavery in the colonies

    Uprising became a political and military movement and local officials declared an end to slavery in the colonies
  • Abolition of slavery in the french empire

    Revolutionary France abolished slavery throughout its empire in 1794, although it was restored in 1802 by Napoleon as part of a programme to ensure sovereignty over its colonies. ... The northern states in the U.S. all abolished slavery by 1804.
  • Napoleon reversing frances ban on slavery, leading to war between french and britian.

    Napoleon starts to reverse France's ban on slavery leading to war between the french and Britian
  • Haiti wins independence

    With the aid of the British, the rebels scored a major victory against the French force there, and on November 9, 1803, colonial authorities surrendered. In 1804, General Dessalines assumed dictatorial power, and Haiti became the second independent nation in the Americas.
  • Acknowledgement of Haitian independence

    The United States quickly found international acceptance, no foreign nation even acknowledged Haitian independence officially until France did so in 1825.