The Haitian Revolution. 1791-1803. Aim: Was the Haitian Revolution a success or a failure?. Do Now: Handout As we go over the handout please fill in the answers to the questions listed. .
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1697 - Treaty formally ceded the western third of Hispaniola from Spain to France, which renamed it Saint-Domingue
More Loyal to Masters
400,000 - Field Hand
Treated very cruellyThe Black Slaves = 500,000 Slaves outnumbered free people by 10-1
“Article 1. Men are born and remain free and equal in rights. Social distinctions may only be founded upon the general good.”
“ The aim of all political association is the preservation of the natural and imprescriptibly rights of man. These rights are liberty, property, security and resistance to oppression”
Would the Hatian Revolution have succeeded without Toussaint L’Ouverture?Activity:Examine the List of Toussaint’s greatest achievements as interpreted by Historian Milton Bekerman. Which of his achievements most benefitted the people of Haiti?
Was the Haitian revolution truly successful?
On Jan. 12, 2010, a devastating earthquake struck Haiti, reducing much of its capital to rubble. It was the worst earthquake in the region in more than 200 years.