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HIST 143 - Haitian Revolution: Background Information



If you just want a quick overview of Haiti and the Haitian revolution,  try the following sources:

  • Haiti (from the Encyclopedia of Latin American History and Culture)
  • Haiti (from  France and the Americas: Culture, Politics, and History)
  • Haitian Revolution (from the Encyclopedia of Emancipation and Abolition in the Transatlantc World)
  • Haitian Revolution (from the Encyclopedia of Western Colonialism)
  • Haitian Revolution (from the Encyclopedia of African American Culture and History)
  • The Haitian Revolution of 1791-1803
  • Timeline of Events in Haitian Revolutionary History
    This timeline provides a chronology of events connected to the Haitian Revolution, from the onset of European colonization in the Caribbean, to modern day events shaped by a revolution that has significant a impact until today.
  • Maps
    The maps from the lessons “Mapping European Colonization of the Americas” and “Mapping Independence and Abolition in the Americas” are included, as well as maps of Haiti in 1804 and Spanish colonialism in the sixteenth century.

 Scene of the Battle of Vertières during the Haitian Revolution