Essays Tagged: "Jean-Jacques Dessalines"

Chronology of the Haitian Revolution

802- Convention in Paris reintroduces slavery, bringing on even more rebellions and massacres.1804- Jean-Jacques Dessalines proclaimed the independent Black Republic of Haiti in the northern half of t ...

(1 pages) 37 0 5.0 Sep/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Five Extremely Important Figures of the Haitian Revolution

honored today as one of the founders and heroes of Haiti.-------------------------------------------Jean-Jacques was a black leader and self-proclaimed emperor of Haiti from 1804-1806. Born in West Af ... t republic and was named governor-general for life. In October, Dessalines declared himself Emperor Jean-Jacques I. He made enemies among his own followers, two of them, Henri Christophe and Alexandre ...

(3 pages) 52 0 4.0 Sep/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > Central & Southamerican History

Status of Haiti before Earthquake

y in 1801. However their freedom was suppressed for 3 years. Finally in 1804 Arawak triumphed under Jean-Jacques Dessalines, who gave the new nation the Arawak name, Haiti. Years of strife followed be ...

(4 pages) 1 0 0.0 Jul/2014

Subjects: Humanities Essays