How did the haitian revolution begin?
The Haitian Revolution started as a series of slave revolts against the French in Haiti, who were a minority, but controlled the majority of the African population through slavery on sugar plantations. Toussaint L’Ouverture was the leader of this revolution, which was the first successful slave rebellion in North America.
The Haitian Revolution began as a result of dissatisfaction with French Imperialism and Napoleon. The Haitian people ended up gaining their independence.