Haitian Revalution

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In History
  • Slaves rebel

    In 1791, led by Toussaint L'Ouverture, Haitian slaves rebelled, stunning the European world. Fighting the only successful slave revolt in modern history, they established themselves as the first black republic in the world.
  • Haitian marines

    August 1915, the number of Marines in Haiti had jumped to 2,000. Occupation forces pressured the Haitian assembly to elect Philippe Sudre Dartiguenave president, and he promptly concluded a treaty with the U.S. For 19 years to come, the Marines would control Haitian customs and police forces, and hold veto power over any Haitian laws.
  • French president is killed

    French president is killed
    An angry mob killed the french president. They ripped him apart then hung his parts on poles then marched around the city. The angry mob hacked him to death on July 28 1942
  • U.S Helps

    U.S Helps
    The U.S came to Haiti with the warship Washington. They reliced 400 marines Port-au-Prince. And attacked the Haitians.
  • Peace

    1948 The U.S. and 20 Latin nations form the Organization of American States (OAS) to seek peaceful solutions to regional conflicts.
  • Cuba

    1959 Cuban nationalist Fidel Castro overthrows the U.S.- backed Batista regime and establishes ties to the Soviet Union. The U.S. cuts off diplomatic and economic relations with Cuba.
  • Done fighting at last

    1994 U.S. Marines land in Haiti to restore the popularly elected government of Jean-Bertrand Aristide.
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    19th sentury

    For much of the 19th century, these two groups wrestled for power, keeping Haiti in a constant state of revolution. From 1843 to 1915, 22 presidents served and only one finished his term. Fourteen were ousted in coups or revolts. Two others were executed, and the last--Guillaume Sam--torn to pieces by a mob.
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    In 1933, Franklin D. Roosevelt pledged in his inaugural speech to be a "good neighbor" to the nations of Latin America and the Caribbean. In 1934 he brought the Marines home.
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    Dominican Republic

    1965 Fearing a Communist revolution, President Lyndon B. Johnson sends 20,000 U.S. troops to the Dominican Republic. A pro-U.S. government is elected and the troops return home in 1966.