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 5/16/11 The Dominican  A Bit of Background, Retroactively. ..
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 5/16/11 Delayed Independence n 1802-1809: Napoleon’s troops occupy Santo  Domingo to prevent spread of Haitian  Revolution. n 1821: Santo Domingo briefly joins Gran  Colombia. n 1822: Haitian army under Jean Boyer occupies  Santo Domingo. n Slavery abolished.
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 5/16/11 Independence (Finally) n 1830s: Conspiracies against Boyer’s rule develop  in Santo Domingo.  n 1838-42: Boyer’s elimination of opposition and  attempts to create a plantation system of  agriculture led to resistance in Haiti and the  Dominican Republic. n Four distinct pro-separation groups. n 1843-44: Dominican Republic secures its  independence under the leadership of Juan Pablo 
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Twice a  Colony n 1840s: After defeating Duarte in a power struggle,  Pedro Santana fended off Haitian attempts to  reassert control. n 1861: Santana, believing that the Dominican  Republic could not stand alone, placed the island  under Spanish control once again. n
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This note was uploaded on 05/13/2011 for the course HIST 352 taught by Professor Drlentz during the Spring '11 term at University of Louisiana at Lafayette.

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