HST 111 Slave Revolution

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Nicholas Connolly 1 Nicholas Connolly HST 111- LA Slave Revolution Paper Ms. Fraley 11/6/2008 Slave Revolution in the Caribbean 1789-1804 The slave revolution in the Caribbean was one of the most notable slave rebellions in the 18 th century. The revolution affected not only the French, but also other powerful European nations throughout the Atlantic trade. This radical revolution spanned from the French Revolution and changed the way countries treated their people and ran their governments. The responses to the slave revolution, as depicted in Documents 18 and 19 of the, Slave Revolution in the Caribbean 1789-1804, 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. De Gouges, a white female, was a political activist who brought in large crowds by talking about her feministic and abolitionist views. She expressed her views through a play that was shut down by the French government because it exposed the truth about what the French government really stood for,
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