Haitian Revolution

Africans in America

"Declaration of the Rights of Man"

This document officially abolished slavery in its colonies. Toussaint L'Ouverture, the leader of the Saint Domingue rebellion,joined the forces of the French Republic as a brigadier general, and turned his troops against Spain.

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Early in the nineteenth century, Philadelphia physician Jesse Torres compiled a broad range of interviews, narratives and his own first-hand observations into an illustrated volume appropriately entitled, A portraiture of Domestic Slavery in the United States, published in Philadelphia in 1817.


Haitian questions

1.) what was the Declaration of the Rights of Man?

2.) what did Jesse Torres do to spread the word of abolishing slavery?

3.)whats one thing these three men had in common?

Africans in America