The Revolution and the Colonies
Lecture no. 13 from the course: Living the French Revolution and the Age of Napoleon
Taught by Professor Suzanne M. Desan | 29 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online History Courses
Turn to the French colonies and ask what the Revolution meant in places such as Saint-Domingue, the colony that would soon become the independent nation of Haiti. Did the Declaration of the Rights of Man apply to free people of color? Would the Revolution abolish the slave trade? These questions would take several years to answer.