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The Haitian Revolution: 213 years later

January 22, 2017
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The Haitian Revolution: 213 years later

Historians regularly refer to the Haitian Revolution as the most prominent and successful slave rebellion against European imperialism ever in the Western Hemisphere. Initiated on Aug. 14, 1791, by Boukman Dutty, an enslaved African “witch doctor” from Jamaica, in the town Bois Caïman in the French Caribbean colony/country/island Hispaniola aka Saint Dominique. He led...
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