The Haitian Revolution began in 1791 as a slave revolt on the French colonial island of Saint Domingue and ended thirteen years later with the founding of an independent black republic Waves of French West Indians slaves, white colonists, and free blacks fled the upheaval and flooded southern U.S ports most notably New Orleans bringing with them everything from French opera to voodoo Alfred N Hunt discusses the ways these immigrants affected southern agriculture, architecture, language, politics, medicine, religion, and the arts He also considers how the events in Haiti influenced the American slavery emancipation debate and spurred developments in black militancy and Pan Africanism in the United States By effecting the development of racial ideology in antebellum America, Hunt concludes, the Haitian Revolution was a major contributing factor to the attitudes that led to the Civil War....
|Title||:||Haiti's Influence on Antebellum America: Slumbering Volcano in the Caribbean|
|Publisher||:||LSU Press 1 edition August 1, 2006|
|Number of Pages||:||216 pages|
|File Size||:||789 KB|
|Status||:||Available For Download|
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