posted on Jul, 1 2016 @ 08:17 AM
Thanks for your response and links, that's close to what is was searching for, the additional insights and context were great, yes he was a brilliant
general but also a monster which we would hardly tolerate today, at the same token he would not have been out of place for his era, the General that
followed Toussaint, a scared and brutalized ex-slave called Jean-Jacques Dessalines, slaughtered every white French person he could find on the
Island, sparing not even children, he reportedly called some of those who had escaped his wrath to come back and settle upon on arrival he had them
Napoleon could have kept Haiti if he had just given up on the idea of slavery , Toussaint made him that generous offer , that and his cruelty cost him
the island and indirectly Louisiana.
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