The Haitian Revolution Essay

For most of history, Haiti was not the country that we know today. For starters, its name was not always Haiti, it was Saint Domingue. Saint Domingue was a dark place. It was a French colony “home” to half a million slaves. The slaves worked on plantations owned by the wealthy French. Their major cash … Read more

The Stono Rebellion Essay

Sunday, September 9th, 1739 was a pivotal day in history in the climb towards freedom for enslaved African Americans. On this day, what became known as the Stono Rebellion, was led by Jemmy, an Angolan literate slave. He was most likely owned by the Cato family, who lived just north of the Stono River, so … Read more