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Toussaint L'ouverture- the Haitian Revolution

Summary: The role of Toussaint L'Ouverture in the Haitian Revolution is the cornerstone to the event. A former plantation slave, he raised thousands of agitants to overthrow the government and create a free state.
Toussaint L'Ouverture was a plantation slave in Breda, where he he was a driver. This was near to where BOUKman had begun the last stages of the Haitian Revolutionin 1791. He was well known, respected and used to showing authority and had an idea ho to instill disciplone without being too harsh. As a result of him being so respected he was able to keeo slaves on the Breda plantation from taking part in the insurrection that was led by Boukman. Later when Toussaintt could no longer deny how brutal the whites were, he and the blacks from his plantation joined Biassou and the revolution. Toussaint Became Biassou assistant and was later put in charge of a column that operated in the north colony.

In the early 1792 Toussaint began to organize an army out of the thousands of untrained and ignorant black rebellers. He drilled them repeatedly and taught...

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