The Haitian Revolution: The Slave Revolt Timeline in the Fight for Independence

The Haitian Revolution: The Slave Revolt Timeline in the Fight for Independence 1

The end of the 18th century was a period of great change around the world.  By 1776, Britain’s colonies in America — fueled by revolutionary rhetoric and Enlightenment thought that challenged the existing ideas about government and power — revolted and overthrew what many considered to be the most powerful nation in the world. And …

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