The Haitian Revolution: Blacks In America

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1. The Haitian revolution provide blacks in America with hope that they could achieve the same independence. The independence they retained, by overthrowing the French put fear into white Americans because, now their apprehensive that the same uprising could possibly happened to them. Furthermore, this revolution caused debate on whether or not America would have trade relations with the rebel country or have no relations. Some were in favor of having relations with the rebel government, because they were at war with the French at the time. However a lot of southern Americans didn’t not agree because they feared they would lose their slaves. The revolution also sparked up conversation on whether or not slavery is immoral and should end before

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