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Hait And The French Revolution

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In addition to these circumstances were political ones, which resulted in the revolution being inevitable by 1791. While a balanced and well-structured government, was seemed to have been established by the French colony of St. Domingue, when tensions began to arise amidst the white population and the French revolution broke out, political unrest began. In the colony, society was dominated by the white people and this played a huge factor in Hait's formation. Many different groups were formed in the Saint Domingue colony, when the French revolution broke out. Two main groups were being formed in the white population: there were grands blancs and there were the petits blancs. While the petits blancs demanded political equality with the grands,
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