Teaching the Haitian Revolution in the Survey:

Table from the video:

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Additional Readings:

Julia Gaffield, Haitian RevolutionAmerica in the World, 1776 to the Present: A Supplement to the Dictionary of American History. 2 vols. Blum, Edward J., ed. (Charles Scribner’s Sons, 2016).

Julia Gaffield, “Reading Declarations: Universal Rights, the Local and the Global,” in Understanding and Teaching the Age of Revolutions, Ben Marsh and Mike Rapport, eds., (University of Wisconsin Press, 2017).

Primary Source Documents:

Jean-Jacques Dessalines to the President of the United States [Thomas Jefferson], 23 June 1803, Series 1: General Correspondence. 1651-1827, Microfilm Reel: 028, The Thomas Jefferson Papers at the Library of Congress, Manuscript Division.