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Africans in America/Part 3/The Haitian Revolution

Africans in America/Part 3/The Haitian Revolution

Haiti did a lot of Europe's work. They produced a lot of goods for them. However, Europe didn't care. Haitian people go a lot of diseases. This led to the Haitian Revolution.

Haiti did a lot of Europe's work. They produced a lot of goods for them. However, Europe didn't care. Haitian people go a lot of diseases. This led to the Haitian Revolution.

edsitement.neh.gov  Glossary of terms related to the article on the Revolution and "The Storm that Swept Mexico".

edsitement.neh.gov Glossary of terms related to the article on the Revolution and "The Storm that Swept Mexico".

Hatian History, Revolution, & Timeline.  Courtesy of www.dolphin.upenn.edu

Hatian History, Revolution, & Timeline. Courtesy of www.dolphin.upenn.edu

Gabriel (1776 – October 10, 1800), today commonly – if incorrectly – known as Gabriel Prosser, was a literate enslaved blacksmith who planned a large slave rebellion in the Richmond area in the summer of 1800. Information regarding the revolt was leaked prior to its execution, and he and twenty-five followers were taken captive and hanged in punishment.

Gabriel (1776 – October 10, 1800), today commonly – if incorrectly – known as Gabriel Prosser, was a literate enslaved blacksmith who planned a large slave rebellion in the Richmond area in the summer of 1800. Information regarding the revolt was leaked prior to its execution, and he and twenty-five followers were taken captive and hanged in punishment.

Thomas Jefferson to the Marquis de Lafayette, 1791.  Writing in the context of the French and Haitian Revolutions, Thomas Jefferson discusses Haiti with Lafayette.  Most interestingly, Jefferson denounces Independence for "the blacks" of Haiti in favor of French control.  Curious, considering recent US independence. Why Independence for the US and France and not Haiti?

Thomas Jefferson to the Marquis de Lafayette, 1791. Writing in the context of the French and Haitian Revolutions, Thomas Jefferson discusses Haiti with Lafayette. Most interestingly, Jefferson denounces Independence for "the blacks" of Haiti in favor of French control. Curious, considering recent US independence. Why Independence for the US and France and not Haiti?

The Impact of the Haitian Revolution in the Atlantic World

The Impact of the Haitian Revolution in the Atlantic World

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