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Haitian Independence

The Haitian Revolution was significant because it was the most successful rebellion waged by slaves against a colonial power. The country also became the first black republic in the world. Haiti at...

Latest answer posted December 23, 2015, 4:19 pm (UTC)

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Haitian Independence

Although he is not as famous as Toussaint Louverture, Dessalines was one of the main leaders of the rebellion that brought independence to Haiti. His major significance in the history of the world...

Latest answer posted December 13, 2012, 3:04 pm (UTC)

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Haitian Independence

First, the revolt that took place in 1790 was not a slave revolt per se, but an attempt by the Haitian free men of color to seize control of government, or at least claim more political rights in...

Latest answer posted November 19, 2012, 1:06 pm (UTC)

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Haitian Independence

The violence of the 1791 slave revolt, while certainly regrettable, did not really compromise their cause. Indeed, it led to the granting of political rights to free men of color, who generally...

Latest answer posted November 19, 2012, 1:13 pm (UTC)

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