Who Led the Haitian Revolution?


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Boukman was a maroon, or:

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1. Beginning in 1794, Toussant Louverture fought for the:

2. All of the following statements about Jean-Jacques Dessalines are correct, EXCEPT:

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The small island nation of Haiti has undergone some large changes in its history. This lesson will discuss who lead the Haitian Revolution. Quiz questions will then test your knowledge on topics such as key figures and rebellions.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Quiz questions will test you on topics such as:

  • Who was Boukman
  • Tossant Louverture's loyalties
  • Facts about Jean-Jacques Dessalines
  • Which leader was responsible for the 1791 uprising of slaves
  • Lieutenant governor of Saint-Dominique

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure you draw the most important information from the lesson such as who Boukman was and his contributions to changing Haiti
  • Making connections - use your understanding of Louverture's role throughout the revolution to answer quiz questions
  • Knowledge application - apply your knowledge of Haitian leaders by identifying true statements regarding Jean-Jacques Dessalines

Additional Learning

Review the lesson titled Who Led the Haitian Revolution? to learn more about topics such as:

  • Haiti's connection to France
  • How long the revolution lasted
  • Which European countries became involved with the Haitian revolution