Toussaint L'Ouverture and the Haitian Revolution

An engraving of Toussaint Louverture public domain

When the Haitian revolution broke out, Toussaint L'Ouverture did not originally take part in the violence -- at least, that is, until the British became involved. Learn more about Toussaint L'Ouverture and the Haitian revolution in this podcast.

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Topics in this Podcast: Caribbean history, Haitian Revolution, Haiti, black history, 18th century, French history, what the Civil War was about, slavery