Revolution: The Causes And Effects Of The Haitian Revolution

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“The Haitian revolution was the most successful and symbolic revolution in the 1700’s and 1800’s century. Haitian Revolution began in 1791 and ended in 1804. This Revolution was the largest slave rebellion in the Western Hemisphere. Where slaves initiated the rebellion in 1791 and by 1803 they had succeeded in ending slavery and French control over the colony.” (Sutherland, 2007-2015) In this research paper, we will be touching on the brief history of Haiti. The role Toussaint L’Ouverture played, also the causes and effects about the Haitian Revolution. We will also be explaining the three sociologist theories surrounded the Haitian Revolution, the final struggle, the aftermath, and the wider implications in the Haitian Revolution. Haiti is located in the Greater Antilles in the Caribbean Sea, occupies the western part of the island known as…show more content…
It had abolished slavery, won independence, and set an example that would inspire slave rebellion throughout the New World. As the great Black abolitionist Frederick Douglass declared, “We should not forget that the freedom you and I enjoy today; that the freedom that eight hundred thousand colored people enjoy in the British West Indies; the freedom that has come to colored race the world over, is largely due to the brave stand taken by the Black sons of Haiti. When they struck for freedom. They struck for the freedom of every Black man in the world.” (Doley, 2013, p. 7) The Haitian Revolution was a successful slave revolution in human history. The slaves’ struggle produced heroic leaders, especially Toussaint L’Ouverture. He and his revolutionary army of self-emancipated slaves defeated the three great empires of the eighteenth century Spain, England, and France and finally won independence after a decade of struggle in
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