#1 Watch the video and take the notes.
#2 Read the passage from The Haitian constitution of 1801, and answer the questions in your interactive notebook
Haitian Revolution: Part 1
Haiti was a ___________________ colony in the Caribbean Ocean in
Haiti’s economy was based on the production of __________________
The slaves in Haiti had very high ____________ rates.
The population of Haiti at this time consisted of _____% white people
and free blacks, and ____% black slaves.
In 1789, the ______________ ___________________ inspired the
black slaves to revolt against their masters.
Their leader was a former slaved named ____________ ____________.
The _______________ and the _______________ attacked the island
as part of their ongoing war with France.
In ___________, all slaves in Haiti won their ______________________.
Haitian Revolution of 1801
Of the Inhabitants
Art. 3. - There cannot exist slaves on this territory, servitude is therein forever abolished (stopped). All men are born, live and die free and French.
Art. 4. – All men, regardless of color, are eligible (open, available) to all employment.
Art. 5. – There shall exist no distinction (difference) other than those based on virtue (quality) and talent, and other superiority afforded by law in the exercise of a public function.
The law is the same for all whether in punishment or in protection.