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When was Haiti declared independence?

1 January 1804

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Herein, when was Haiti independence?

January 1, 1804

Additionally, what started the Haitian Revolution? The Haitian Revolution was the result of a long struggle on the part of the slaves in the French colony of St. Domingue, but was also propelled by the free Mulattoes who had long faced the trials of being denoted as semi-citizens.

Correspondingly, who declared Haiti independence?

Jean-Jacques Dessalines

Why was Haiti's independence significant?

The Haitian Revolution was significant because it was the most successful rebellion waged by slaves against a colonial power. The country also became the first black republic in the world. Haiti at the time was the wealthiest of France's colonies, and the colonial power was unwilling to cede the territory.

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