No Slaves No Revolt
Could we have avoided this revolt?
What could have been done to prevent the revolution?
Even though the french had to use their resources and money to send slaves over to Haiti to increase their wealth, they were mistreating them. All the french cared about was the money they would make off the slaves work in the sugar plantations. No slaves = no revolts
A : "Man was born free, but everywhere he is in chains. This man believes that he is the master of others, and still he is more of a slave than they are ."
Q: What kind of government the people will have?
A: "... An intermediary body established between the subjects and the sovereign for thier mutual communication, a body charged with the execution of the laws and the maintenance of freedom, both civil and Political."
Q; What would you like to say to the people of Haiti?
A: " I sacrificed everything to rally to your defense; family, children, fortune, and now I am rich only with your liberty"
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