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    In 1791 revolution broke out in the French colony of Saint Domingue, later called Haiti. The Haitian Revolution resounded in communities surrounding the Atlantic Ocean. One of the wealthiest European outposts in the New World, the Caribbean island's western third had some of the largest and most brutal slave plantations. Slave laborers cultivated sugar, coffee, indigo, and cotton, and they endured horrible death rates, requiring constant infusions of slaves from Africa. In 1789 roughly 465,000 black

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    For my research paper I decided to do the Haitian Revolution because that was the topic that was assigned for my group presentation. For this research paper I found an article on the Broward library webpage named “Opposing Viewpoints” and the name of the article was “The Problem of Slavery in the Age of Emancipation” were it stated that the Haitian Revolution started 1791-1804 and impacted a variety of places from Brazil to USA. The writer of this article was named David Brion Davis, and in this

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    The Haitian Revolution has been called the only successful large-scale slave revolt in history. The Haitian Revolution’s success can be attributed to the large number of slaves and free colored people and the oppression they faced in Saint-Domingue. Slavery during the Haitian, French and American Revolution had very similar reasons for the slave revolts but they had very different endings. The Haitian Revolution’s success is most notably because of the large number of slaves involved as well as

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    Haiti just before The French Revolution were prime for an insurrection to occur. Lacking a clear and defined political authority, the White colonists were unable to contain adequate the rebellion that they had been forced upon themselves for years. Their contemptible treatment of Negroes and Mulattoes in Haiti sped up the progress of the cause of the abolition of slavery in Haiti. The excesses of that contemptible treatment are the very reason why the Haitian Revolution was so successful: the treatment

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    It was the revolution that altered the way individuals and groups saw themselves and their place in the world is how one scholar describes it. Which revolution could this scholar have been describing, was it the American Revolution or even the French Revolution? No! It is the Haitian Revolution, which is the only successful slave revolt in history. This revolution represents the most thorough case study of revolutionary change anywhere in the history of a modern world and is regarded as a defining

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    The Haitian Revolution The Haitian Revolution was classified as the first slave revolt that resulted in freedom for the slaves in Haiti. This revolution took place in the late 1700’s in the island of Haiti, in the Caribbean. This revolution consisted on the slaves overtaking the white settlers. After they took over they founded the Republic of Haiti. The people of Haiti had a very broad and intense social class division, the White people and the Blacks. The white people treated the salves poorly

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    Haiti was the only nation to gain independence from a slave revolt. Haiti was the second independent country in the western hemisphere, after the U.S had a successful revolution which occurred in 1776. The louisiana purchase was a possible move due to the nation revolution. Slaves started to come to haiti by the french in the 1500s . About 1 million African slaves would die from being abused and hard labor. There were four main groups in the late 1700s. The whites, the free persons of color, the

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    The Haitian Revolution The French Revolutions ideology of freedom and equality lead to the Haitian revolution in Saint Domingue. Saint Domingue was one of the richest colonies in the entire world during this time. It made a big profit for France, but the rules were also unfair. They favored only to the slave owners and whites. This is why many slaves wanted to revolt. Before the revolution, Saint Domingue was a major producer of coffee and sugar. Before the revolution started in Saint Domingue,

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    Is the Haitian Revolution a Traditional One According to Brinton’s Anatomy? “Through the struggle, the Haitian people ultimately won independence from France and thereby became the first country to be founded by former slaves” (Britannica). Thousands and thousands of slaves revolted and gained their independence during the Haitian Revolution. What induced their success? Brinton’s Anatomy of Revolution is the “outline” or set of steps that all revolutions seem to follow. A number of conditions

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    The Beginning of the Haitian Revolution After the Seven Years’ War the revolution of Haiti was ignited. Haiti was transformed from the French colony known as Saint Domingue and was the most profitable colony in France. Haiti mostly focused on the production of sugar and indentured servants originally worked Saint Domingue, but were replaced by enslaved Africans. Labor on the plantations tended to be harsh, so many deaths took place resulting in a constant infusion of captives (Acrobatiq,2014.) The

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