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The History of Haiti

The History of Haiti

By The History of Hiati

The History of Haiti is a podcast that tells a chronological history of the land that would one day become the nation of Haiti. Have corrections, comments, or suggestions? Send me voice messages! Link: anchor.fm/thehistoryofhaiti/message
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#29 Riguad's Revolt
#29 Riguad's Revolt
In 1810, the south department broke away from the republic of Haiti. Intro/Alto music by Tiffany Roman.
15:27
November 13, 2022
#28 The Fall of Mole San Nicolas
#28 The Fall of Mole San Nicolas
In 1810, the northwest rebellion finally ended. Intro/Alto music by Tiffany Roman.
15:17
October 30, 2022
#27 The Spanish Revolt
#27 The Spanish Revolt
A bit of an extended tangent about what was going on the other side of the island. Intro/Alto by Tiffany Roman
12:12
October 16, 2022
#26 The Senate Dissolves
#26 The Senate Dissolves
In 1808 Alexandre Petion dissolved the senate. Intro/alto music by Tiffany Roman.
12:02
October 02, 2022
#25 The Northwest War
#25 The Northwest War
I can’t believe I made it to 25 episodes. Intro/alto by Tiffany Roman.
14:33
September 19, 2022
#24 The Revolts of 1807
#24 The Revolts of 1807
A lot of people where not very happy with their governments. Sorry it’s a little late again. Intro/Alto music by Tiffany Roman.
16:39
September 05, 2022
#23 Civil War
#23 Civil War
In 1807 Haiti fell into a civil war. Sorry I posted this episode a little later than usual. Intro/alto music by Tiffany Roman.
14:13
August 22, 2022
Supplemental: Yellow Fever
Supplemental: Yellow Fever
A shorter episode covering Yellow Fever as it effected the Haitian Revolution.
08:36
July 24, 2022
Supplemental: The Origins of Haitian Vodou
Supplemental: The Origins of Haitian Vodou
Yeah that’s the correct spelling. Intro/alto music by Tiffany Roman.
07:13
July 10, 2022
Supplemental: The Polish Legions
Supplemental: The Polish Legions
A shorter supplemental episode covering the poles who came to Haiti. Intro/alto music by Tiffany Roman
08:52
June 26, 2022
#22 The End of The Revolution
#22 The End of The Revolution
A final look back on the Haitian Revolution. Intro/Alto music by Tiffany Roman
18:34
June 12, 2022
#21 Death to Dessalines
#21 Death to Dessalines
The title kind of gives away what is going to happen in the episode. Intro/alto music by Tiffany Roman
14:45
May 29, 2022
#20.5 The Declaration of Independence
#20.5 The Declaration of Independence
This was fun.
09:57
May 15, 2022
#20 The Empire of Haiti
#20 The Empire of Haiti
Because “The FIRST Empire of Haiti” doesn’t sound as nice. Intro/alto music by Tiffany Roman.
19:05
May 15, 2022
#19 The War of Independence
#19 The War of Independence
Time for the final push. Intro/alto music by Tiffany Roman.
16:23
May 01, 2022
#18 The Second Revolution
#18 The Second Revolution
In the summer of 1802 another revolution hit Saint Domingue. Intro/alto music by Tiffany Roman
15:56
April 18, 2022
#17 The Leclerc Expedition
#17 The Leclerc Expedition
The second part of the Haitian revolution began when Napoleon Bonaparte invaded Haiti. Intro/alto music by Tiffany Roman.
21:03
April 03, 2022
#16 Peace
#16 Peace
In 1801 Saint Domingue was at peace and was controlled by Toussaint Lovature. Intro/Alto music by Tiffany Roman. Read the constitution of 1801: https://www.marxists.org/history/haiti/1801/constitution.htm
17:42
March 21, 2022
#15 The War of Knives
#15 The War of Knives
In 1799 The French colony of Saint Domingue erupted into civil war. Intro/Alto music by Tiffany Roman.
17:42
March 06, 2022
#14 The Withdraw of The British
#14 The Withdraw of The British
In September 1798, the British withdrew from Saint Domingue and the colony was at peace. I wonder how long that will last. Intro/Alto music by Tiffany Roman
16:01
February 20, 2022
#13 The Consolidation of Power
#13 The Consolidation of Power
In 1797, Toussaint Lovature and Andre Rigou both consolidated power over the parts of Saint Domingue they controlled. Intro/alto music by Tiffany Roman.
14:18
February 06, 2022
#12 The Fall of the Spanish
#12 The Fall of the Spanish
In 1795, as Spain pulled out of the war, the original slave armies dissolved. A very peaceful end to a bloody conflict. Intro/alto music by Tiffany Roman.
18:36
January 24, 2022
#11 The Directory
#11 The Directory
The Haitian Revolution has a lot of Commissions. Intro/alto music by Tiffany Roman
13:01
January 09, 2022
#10 The Rebulican Triumvirate
#10 The Rebulican Triumvirate
Leveaux, Rigaud, and Louverture are all very important to the Haitian Revolution. Happy Holidays and Thank you for listening. Intro/alto music by Tiffany Roman.
12:01
December 13, 2021
#9 You Are All Now Free
#9 You Are All Now Free
In the summer of 1793, white colonial rule in Saint-Domingue ended and emancipation was declared. Intro/alto music by Tiffany Roman.
16:11
November 29, 2021
#8 The Second Commission
#8 The Second Commission
With the first commission having been a failure, France decided to send another commission over. Intro/alto music by Tiffany Roman.
14:26
November 16, 2021
#7 Descending Into Chaos
#7 Descending Into Chaos
Saint Domingue descends further into chaos. Intro/alto music by Tiffany Roman.
14:08
October 31, 2021
#6 Liberty and Death
#6 Liberty and Death
In the fall of 1791 The north Provence of Saint-Domingue exploded as a slave revolt burnt the plantation to the ground and killed many of the whites who had oppressed the slaves. intro/alto music by Tiffany Roman.
13:36
October 17, 2021
#5 The Fire of Revolution
#5 The Fire of Revolution
In 1789 the fire of revolution spread to France. In the summer of 1791 it spread to the Whites and Free Coloreds of Saint-Domingue. Intro/alto music by Tiffany Roman
15:35
October 05, 2021
#4 We are Treading on Loaded Barrels of Gunpowder
#4 We are Treading on Loaded Barrels of Gunpowder
In 1789, Saint-Domingue was treading on loaded barrels of gunpowder. I’m absolutely 100% sure nothing bad for Saint-Domingues will happen. Intro/Alto music by Tiffany Roman.
14:25
September 20, 2021
#3 The Blacks of Saint-Domingue
#3 The Blacks of Saint-Domingue
It sucked to be a slave in Saint Domingue in the seventeen hundreds. Intro/alto music by Tiffany Roman.
15:13
September 05, 2021
#2 Rich as a Creole
#2 Rich as a Creole
Saint Domingue had 5 major lucrative crops, 4 main groups profiting from the production of those crops, and 3 main provinces where those groups lived, and all of that was kind of important. Donate to earthquake reliefs: https://support.crs.org/donate/haiti-earthquake?gclid=EAIaIQobChMI0ITkx9fF8gIVIgnnCh1YtQsVEAAYASAAEgLxaPD_BwE intro/alto music by Tiffany Roman.
17:19
August 22, 2021
#1 The first Europeans on hispanoila
#1 The first Europeans on hispanoila
In 1492, Columbus sailed the ocean blue. But then he also went on another voyage in 1494 that was the actually important voyage. Intro/alto music by Tiffany Roman
16:04
July 29, 2021
#0 Haiti
#0 Haiti
Why would you want to know about Haitian history? well, I’ll tell you why. Intro/alto music by Tiffany Roman
03:20
July 29, 2021