The Haiti Massacre occurred in the aftermath of the final victory of the Haitian Revolution in 1804. Deeply scarred by the horrors of slavery, and driven by a desire for retribution, Dessalines and his followers unleashed a wave of violence against former slave owners and their families.
Victoria Montou: The Heroine Who Fought Alongside Jean-Jacques Dessalines During the Haitian Revolution
Victoria Montou also known as Abdaraya Toya was an exceptional woman who played a vital role in the Haitian Revolution. Born in the late 18th century, Montou was enslaved in the kingdom of Dahomey and brought to Saint-Domingue, now known as Haiti, as a slave.
François Mackandal, the Haitian Leader Who Was Burned Alive in 1758 for Rebelling Against French Colonial Authorities
François Mackandal was a Haitian Maroon leader who was apprehended and burned alive by French colonial authorities for collaborating with Maroons to murder slave owners in Saint Domingue.
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