Modern Nations of the World - Haiti (Modern Nations of the World) by Emily Wade Will

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Subjects:

  • Geographical information systems (GIS) & remote sensing,
  • People & Places - Other,
  • Juvenile Nonfiction,
  • Children"s Books/Ages 9-12 People & Places,
  • Children: Young Adult (Gr. 7-9),
  • Social Sciences,
  • Haiti,
  • People & Places - Central & South America,
  • Juvenile literature

Book details

The Physical Object
FormatBoard book
Number of Pages128
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8613385M
ISBN 101560067616
ISBN 109781560067610
OCLC/WorldCa44414096

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Nation Summary. Haiti is a very poor nation which occupies the western third of the island of Hispaniola. Haiti waged the most successful slave revolt in history by gaining independence from France in France and Spain (a previous ruler) imported many slaves from Africa to.

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forces were poised to invade the island, an accord was negotiated. Haiti's military leaders relinquished power under an amnesty, and U.S. forces landed to oversee the transition. Haiti became the world's first black-led republic and the first independent Caribbean state when it threw off French colonial control and slavery in the early 19th century.

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The Comedians, by Graham Greene. The revolution wrecked Haiti's economy. Years of strife between the light-skinned mulattos who dominated the economy and the majority black population, plus disputes with neighboring Santo Domingo, continued to hurt the nation's development.

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