The Haitian Revolution

By: Lysandra Sanchez

When did it happen ?

in 1791-1804

Where did it happen ?

Former French colony of Saint Domingue (known as Haiti)

What were the names of the people involved ?

The French, Toussaint L'Oveture (the one who led), Jean-Jaques Dessalines, and European power.

Why did it happen ?

To end slavery and end French control over colony.

Before the revolution.

All African Americans were slaves and the colony was controlled by the French.

After the revolution.

Saint Domingue got its independence being the second in winning their independence from a European power. They changed their name from Saint Domingue to Haiti and slavery was over.
The Haitian Revolution