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Created with Fabric.js 1.4.5 As the Nation convention continued to meet at Versailles, violence began to take over. On July 14th, rioters stormed the Bastille fortress in attempt to capture gunpowder and weapons. This would be followed by burning the homes of tax collectors, landlords, and seigniorial elite. One mission led by the extremist Jacobins attacked the royal residence in Paris. The king was captured and later executed along with his wife. 1787-1799 1794-1804 Saint Domingue Want citizenship as decreed in Declaration of the Rights of Man Leaders: L'Ouverture, Jean Jacques Dessalines, Henri Christophe, and Sonthonax L'Ouverture abandoned spanish allies, joined French republic as a brigadier general, and turned troops against Spain. Haitian Revolution French Revolution Europeans tried to appease mulattoes in order to quell slave revolt, and granted citizenship to affranchis Government resulted with civil unrest, economic uncertainties, lack of skilled planners, craftsmen, and planners. Free colored people, slaves, affranchis, mulattoes vs. British and french army troops "Whatever so happens when a significant number of people say I can live in thus work anymore. And not only do the say it, they act upon it." "First and only successful slave revolution in history" Sonthonax granted freedom to all slaves that join the army. Thus they abolished slavery together. France Revolt first run by the third estate then other citizens followed. Against King Louis XVI Revolts based off of enlightenment ideas, but the first revolutionary act was started by the third estate wanting equality between estates. After the meeting of the estates general, and being rejected once again, the third estate created the national assembly. A few days later, they took the tennis court oath stating not to disperse until constitutional reform was achieved. This would then attract other people within the french community. On August 22, 1795 the National Convention approved a new constitution that created a bicameral legislature. The executive branch would be run by a 5 members appointed by parliament. "All people shall have equal rights upon birth and ever after. General utility is the only permissible basis for social distinctions." "Free communication of ideas and opinions is one of the most precious human rights; all citizens may therefore speak, write and print freely, though they may be required to answer for abusing this right in cases specified by law." PBS. PBS, n.d. Web. 03 Dec. 2014. "The Haitian Revolution." Encyclopedia Britannica Online. Encyclopedia Britannica, n.d. Web. 02 Dec. 2014.N.p., n.d. Web. "French Revolution." A&E Television Networks, n.d. Web. 02 Dec. 2014."Internet History Sourcebooks." Internet History Sourcebooks. N.p., n.d. Web. 03 Dec. 2014. Similarities: Both revolutions were inspired by other revolutions or documents, both revolted against their rulers or superiors,
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