HST 111 Slave Revolution paper 2

HST 111 Slave Revolution paper 2 - Nick Connolly HST 111-...

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Nick Connolly HST 111- LA Slave Revolution Paper Ms. Fraley 10/23/2008 Slave Revolution in the Caribbean 1789-1804 How were the responses to the slave revolution in Documents 18 and 19 similar, and why did the authors believe in the importance of equality for all men? The slave revolution in the Caribbean was the most influential slave rebellion in world history. No one before had ever taken on the difficult steps in order to fight for their freedom. The revolution was so powerful that it affected not only the French, but also other powerful nations throughout the Atlantic world. This radical revolution changed the way countries treated their people and ran their government. The responses to the slave revolution in Documents 18 and 19 were similar because they both stressed the importance of freedom and liberty for all races and believed in equality for all men because Gouges and Marat truly understood what a republic represented. In document 18, written by Olympe de Gouges, she illustrates a very clear picture of how all men should be treated. Olympe, a white female, was a political activist who
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This note was uploaded on 11/15/2011 for the course HST 111 taught by Professor Connerarmitage during the Fall '09 term at Miami University.

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