Toussaint LOuverture


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Tous•saint L'Ou•ver•ture

(Fr. tuˈsɛ̃ lu vɛrˈtür)
n.
(Francis Dominique Toussaint) 1743–1803, Haitian military and political leader.
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Unlike the majority of white large plantation owners, however, the Affranchis, like Vincent Oge, Andre Rigaud, Alexandre Petion, Pierre Pinchinat, and Toussaint Louverture, for example, did not want independence from France.
'I was born a slave, but nature gave me the soul of a free man.' That was Toussaint Louverture's engagement of his life of slavery.
Michael Drexler and Ed White highlight the literary significance of Toussaint Louverture's Constitution of 1801, "the most widely read piece of literature authored by an African American" prior to Frederick Douglass's autobiography (213).
JetBlue (NASDAQ:JBLU) will operate service between Port-au-Prince's Toussaint Louverture International Airport (PAP) and Orlando International Airport (MCO) later this year, pending government approval, the airline said.
Domingo (1808), Heinrich von Kleist's tragic "Die Verlobung in Santo Domingo" (1811), Victor Hugo's quasi-captivity narrative Bug-Jargal (1826), Harriet Martineau's epic three-volume The Hour and the Man (1841), and Alphonse de Lamartine's verse drama, Toussaint Louverture (1850).
In July 1974, his family moved to Port-au-Prince, where he attended the Don DurAaAaAeA@lin National School, the LycAaAaAeA@e Toussaint Louverture, the Cultural Center of the CollAaAaAeA?ge Canado-HaAaAaAeA tien.
On this foundation, Roberts turns to the Haitian revolutionary leader Toussaint Louverture as a case of sovereign marronage.
The defeat of French troops at the turn of the 19th century by revolutionary leaders Toussaint Louverture and Jean-Jacques Dessalines established the Haitian military as a genuine force to be reckoned with, and saw the former colony become the first free slave nation.
6- Port au Prince Toussaint Louverture International Airport, Haiti
Thomas found for example, that guides told the story of a New Orleans' slave named Toussaint without mentioning Toussaint Louverture, whose leadership in a slave revolution contributed to the establishment of the first free black nation in the Caribbean in 1804.