- In 1800 The Treaty of Mortefontaine (a.k.a. Convention of 1800 ) ends the Quasi-War between France and the United States.
- Toussaint Louverture spends 60% of his budget on defense. (Fick)
- The Rev. John Relly Beard, the author of Toussaint L'Ouverture: A Biography and Autobiography is born.
- Toussaint demands from the drafters of his constitution: "Put at the head of the chapter of commerce that the ports of St. Domingo are open to the trade of the world.” (Philipps)
- In 1800 the former French départements in Saint-Domingue cease to exist. They had been created in 1795.
- In the War of Knives between General André Rigaud and Toussaint Louverture, the strategic southern port of Jacmel, whose defense was commanded by Pétion, falls in March of 1800 and effectively ends the War of Knives..
- On July 29 Rigaud leaves from Tiburon for Guadeloupe after being defeated by Toussaint Louverture's troops in the War of Knives.
- France wins Louisiana back from Spain through the Treaty of Idelfonso.
- Toussaint Louverture, from Port-au-Prince, issues regulations on cultivation of crops. (Toussaint Louverture's 1801 Proclamation)
- Toussaint Louverture has Commissioner Roume expelled from Saint-Domingue and announces this in a November 26 letter.
- Fick, Carolyn, Concordia University. The Slave Revolution and the Unfolding of Independence in Saint-Domingue, 1801-1804 The Haitian Revolution: Viewed 200 Years After, an International Scholarly Conference. John Carter Brown Library, Providence, RI. June 19, 2004.
- 'Toussaint L'Ouverture' A lecture by Wendell Phillips (1861)
- Toussaint Louverture's 'Dictatorial Proclamation' (1801) (XX.)