1791 Black slaves Bittersweet Victory at Saint-Domingue

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August 12, 2017 all-day
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The 1791 Haitian Revolution secured black independence in the former French colony and sounded the death knell for the European slave trade. It also ensured the expansion of U.S. slavery.  By Edward E. Baptist
http://www.slate.com/articles/life/history/2015/08/the_most_successful_slave_rebellion_in_history_created_an_independent_haiti.html

History of Haiti http://library.brown.edu/haitihistory/5.html  

Black slaves on the island of Santo Domingo rise up against their white masters.

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