The Haitian Revolution consisted of multiple revolutions going simultaneously.
Both revolutions had many similarities and differences. The third estate held less than half the land in France and was forced to support the heavy burden of taxation in the bankrupt nation.
Denmark Vesey's conspiracy in Charleston is another example, though Vesey described variously as a mulatto or black was the sole freedman involved. From there, the 3rd estate moved forward in taking the country. The Hatian revolution became the greatest slave rebellions of all time Acrobatiq, Slaves had no property, money, or rights.
Finally fed up with oppression, severed rights under the French, and failed promises of liberty, the slaves of Saint Domingue took matters into their own hands.
Before the French revolution, the masters were, first of all, the King; after him, the nobles and clergy.
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Oppression in the case of the Africans in Haiti occurred because Haiti was a valuable piece of land for the French empire. While the Haitian and French revolutions took place in close proximity to one another, the cause for the revolutions and results were quite different.