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[[image:napoleon_bonaparte_portrait.jpg||thumb|160px|Napoléon Bonaparte]]In [] [[Napoléon Bonaparte]] issued a decree re-establishing slavery in the French colonies. [[Slavery]] in [[Saint-Domingue]] had been abolished by a [] decree by the commissioners [[Polverel]] and [[Sonthonax]].
Revision as of 04:16, 26 February 20081802 Napoléon Bonaparte issued a decree re-establishing slavery in the French colonies. Slavery in Saint-Domingue had been abolished by a 1793 decree by the commissioners Polverel and Sonthonax.
- Decree abolishing slavery in the North of Saint-Domingue - 1793 decree by Sonthonax (Haitian Creole text).
- Sonthonax Broadside 1793 - Sonthonax defending his decree freeing the slaves.
- Jean-Jacques Dessalines - Defeated Napoléon's troops and liberated Haiti.