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Jean Jacques Dessalines

Collection:
Black Caribbean Literature (BCL)
Contributor:
Simmonds,Yussuf J. (Author)
Format:
Newspaper Article
Publication Date:
Feb 11-Feb 17, 2010
Published:
Los Angeles, CA
ISBN:
08904340
Location:
African American Research Center, Library, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Subject Term:
Caribbean area, History, United States, Blacks, Haiti, Revolutions, Dessalines, Jean-Jacques, 1758-1806
Notes:
Dessalines became a lieutenant in Papillon's army and followed him to Santo Domingo, where at first he enlisted to serve Spain's military forces against the French then he joined the "real" slave rebellion that was inspired by Dutty Boukman, a voodoo priest, and led by Toussaint.