Latin American Independence: The Haitian Revolution

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Latin American Independence : Haitian Revolution The Haitian Revolution was a slave-led revolt in the French colony known as Saint-Domingue. This event helped eliminate slavery and led to the formation of the Republic of Haiti. Additionally, it was the only slave revolt that led to the founding of a state.The Haitian Revolution is even said to be the most successful slave rebellion between Europe and the Americas. Their domination of politics and economics after the revolution created another society, as most Haitians were rural subsistence farmers. Then, the nascent state 's future was compromised in 1825 when it was forced to pay 150 million gold francs in compensation (for the lost slaves) to the French slaveholders, in order to receive French recognition. This is the start of the end to slavery. New Philosophies : Industrialization in Britain The Industrial Revolution was the transition into new manufacturing processes in the period from about 1760 to the 1840 's. It originated in Britain. Due to this time of advancement in history, the Industrial Revolution helped improve the efficiency of water power, increasing the use of steam power, and soon led to the development of machine tools. In several outstanding ways, this era of history had a major impact on our everyday lives. This era also…show more content…
This war was held with Prussia on the one side and Austria, Bavaria, Saxony, Hanover, and other German states on the other. The battles that this war was made up of were located in Bohemia and Germany. One major result of this war was the shift in power among the German states away from Austrian and towards Prussian states. This war was brought up by the determination of the Prussian statesman Otto von Bismarck, to eliminate Austria from the confederation. In other words, it was a war that was utilized as a way to gain Germany under Prussian leadership and control. Prussia managed to expand it 's territory over
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