LECTURE: The Haitian Revolution (Part 2)

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Based on what you have learned from today’s lecture, answer the following question by posting a comment to this blog post:

How did the people of Haiti win their independence?

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56 responses to “LECTURE: The Haitian Revolution (Part 2)

  1. they didnt stop they kept fighting until it was over

  2. The people of Haiti won their independence by fighting the french losing every time but never gave up. Then when the french lost to Russia they came back and the slaves were ready to fight but the french agreed to leave them alone and they named the indenginous people land and named it Haiti and declared themselves independent on january 1.

  3. Namonie Bullard

    the people of Haiti win their independence they kept fighting and didnt give up

  4. First, the people of Haiti fought nonstop with Napoleon and his armies, Then, after they got help from France’s enemies the French soldiers in St. Domingue began to retreat so that’s when Napoleon decided to give up and stop fighting to keep St. Domingue.

  5. The people of Haiti win their independence because they never give up and because the did not waned to become slaves again so the did no give up even do they old ways was losing but the did not surrender.

  6. Jabrion Hopkins

    Napoleon pushed his army into a terrible loss in russia.The rebels in st. Domingue kept fighting and eventually got support from france’s enemies.Diseased and exhausted, french soldiers in st.domingue began to retreat.

  7. The people from Haiti won their independence by never giving up, even when they got beat up day after day they still showed up the next day ready to fight to the point where Napolean stopped showing up and so they won the fight.

  8. How did the people of Haiti win their independence by never giving up because they did loss like 99.99% of the time but they keep coming back the next day to loss but since they keep coming back one day they come back to no one to loss from and that 1% they win because of never giving up to no one.

  9. shamari payne per 8

    The people of haiti won independence from france when napoleon had a terrible loss in russia.The rebels kept fighting and later on they got support from frances enemy.The soliders became exhausted and caught disease and retreated.That is how Haiti won it’s independence.

  10. the people of haiti win there indepence by never gave up thes is how they won.

  11. tamika freeman

    the people of haiti won there independents because they never gave up and they used being a slave as motivation so they don’t have to be a slave any more
    period 8th

  12. When napoleon went to russia his army got weak because they never felt a coldness after that haiti go rewarded with artilary and fought against napoleon men and rebels won.

  13. Anais Delgadillo

    The people of Haiti won their independence by not surrendering to the French soldiers even though they were losing each and every time. They never stopped fighting and when Napoleon did his mistake he left them alone. They had won by not giving up.

  14. agustin ramirez

    I think the most part they did is “they didnt give up” and they won thats why they won spain and the people who sent them guns and ammo just helped them.

  15. The people of Haiti won their independence by Napoleon pushed his army in a terrible place in Russia which made them lose. Also because the rebels in St. Domingue kept fighting and got support from Frances enemies. The former slaves named the land Haiti in honor of the Tainos who were killed by the colonists. Pd.2

  16. The people of Haiti Won there independence by not giving up even though they were getting thier butts beat up they were still ready to fight the next day for what they want and thats what helped them win there independence.

  17. The French army was wiped out by the snow storms in russia. The army was very weak and It was 250,000 soldiers that went to russia and it was 20,000 that came back alive.

  18. The African slaves got their independence by not giving up. They also won with the factor that Napoleon had a loss against the russian army and his army was greatly depleted. With all of France’s enemy supporting the slaves in st. Domingue Napoleon’s army retreated, leaving the African slaves with its independence.

  19. janeli period 8

    The people in Haiti won the Independent by not giving up . They kept fighting and fighting

  20. The Haitian people won their independence by not giving up and keep on trying to always defeat them and always wanting and fighting for their freedom.

  21. The people of Haiti won their independence because they did not give up even though they kept losing the fight. They would lose one day but still keep fighting the next.

  22. alaaaldeen ali

    the people in haiti win their victory by not quitting the war

  23. The people of haiti fought with the rest of the world to beat napoleon and his army and the slaves did not surrender to the french army .

  24. They got their independence by never giving up and fighting back.

  25. the people of haiti got there independence because napoleon messed up and got most of his army killed and his enemies help out haiti to beat napoleons army .

  26. haiti earned their independence by never giving up and by doing it with no mercy

  27. The people of Haiti won their independence because they attacked him when he was weak.

  28. The people in Haiti won their independence bu not giving up and fighting for what they deserved.

  29. Elvira Rivera-Soto

    The people of Haiti won their independence by NEVER giving up on their fight with Napoleon, even if they got defeated many times. Of course the cold weather in Russia helped.

  30. i think the haitians won for using determination,and persistant, until the soldiers were exsausted.

  31. They kept fighting until the spanish retreaded because they were tired from fighting russia.

  32. i think the people of haiti won their independence by default because they napoleone and his army weren’t running away they just needed to handle some other things first.

  33. Aamani Strother

    They got their independence by staying strong and never gave up no matter what the result is.

  34. they won their Independence, because they never gave up, and also because Napoleon made a mistake by pushing his army into a terrible loss in Russia.

  35. cristian garibay

    The people in Haiti won their independence by fighting Napoleon’s army day after day until Napoleon’s army decided to give up and not lose more of their their men so they decided to leave and that’s how the people Haiti won

  36. Michael Saavedra

    They never gave up

  37. The people of Haiti won their independence because the Haitian slaves defeated Napoleon and his army over control of their own land.

  38. Jasmine Reed Per 5

    They paid off people to fight for them, they made surprise attacks, they slaughterd the wealthy people, and they fought back against the people who mistreated them.

  39. They won because he kept on fighting.

  40. the slaves won napoleons army in battle by not giving up. napoleon was going through a big loss at the time and didn’t have time or army to spend on the slaves that he decided to retreat his army to get themselves back together to take over the rest of europe

  41. The people in Haiti one their independence by never giving up and just kept on fighting and the French gave up and fled away in ships. Although they kept on getting beat down the never gave up and just quit the always kept their head up.

  42. The people of haiti won their independence by them not giving up the fight and also won by taking out there need recourse that they need the most like poisoning water , taking out shelter so they had no where to stay , and getting all the food so the other army can not have any.

  43. The former slaves fight the french and get their freedom but napoleon want to get their cash crops but he chose to make them back to slavery and they do not want to be slaves again they chose to fight and napoleon try to fight russia and he need more army so he chose to lose to the former slaves and get his army back.

  44. The Haiti people won their independance day by fighting in war and not quitting.

  45. Jakala Muhammad

    The people of haiti won there independence by being strong and never giving up no matter how many time they got their butts whipped they stuck together and stay strong and that how the won the war with the help of a few other countries sending them weapons and L’ouverture strategy.

  46. The people the Haiti won there independence by not giving up after being beat so many times by Napoleon and kept fighting back against him and ran him away by doing so.

  47. The people of Haiti won their independence by never giving up.

  48. People of Haiti won their independence by never ever surrendering to Napoleon’s army and kept fighting so they surrendered.

  49. Kimberly Esquivel

    The people of Haiti won their independence by beating Napoleon and his army. This, was able to happen because the people of Haiti kept on fighting even after they kept getting beaten. Also, the French soldiers were tired and had diseases when they went to St. Domingue.

  50. They won their independence by not giving up and keep on fighting for their freedom

  51. They never gave up and they kept on fighting until they won and gained independence.

  52. they kept fighting and never gave up

  53. The African slaves won their independence by fighting no matter how many times they got defeated in battle.

  54. The people of Haiti won there independence was by sending more soldiers to Russia to fight Napoleon and his troops and also the slaves and there leader where going to fight Napoleon but he quite and let them win

  55. They won their independence by never giving up when fighting against Napoleon’s army even when they thought that they had no chance.

  56. They won by not giving up and sticking with their same old plan.

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