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Katelynn borders Claire Gammon 5 th period 11-11-14 Toussaint L’Ouverture and Helping Haiti.

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1 Katelynn borders Claire Gammon 5 th period Toussaint L’Ouverture and Helping Haiti

2 Thesis Toussaint L’Ouverture was able to start the people of Haiti on the path to freedom and prosperity but Haiti still faces many problems today.

3 Purpose The purpose of this presentation is to show the positive effects of the actions of Toussaint L’Ouverture and to map out the remaining problems in Haiti.

4 Toussaint’s Freedom Of slaves Toussaint led one of the rebel groups He got slaves freedom in 1794 He then had to fight Spain Toussaint named himself dictator of the island

5 Toussaints dictatorship Toussaint then controlled the island He had to fight Spain and England Napoleon Bonaparte was insulted by Toussaint

6 The years of his death Toussaint was captured and died in France Toussaint died in 1803 Haiti became independent in 1804 Haiti use to be called St. Dominguez

7 Map of St. domingue Map of St. domingue This is present day Haiti This is also St. Dominguez St Dominguez is what Haiti use to be

8 Problems still facing Haiti

9 Human Development Index The Human Development Index rates countries based on ◦Access to clean water ◦Shelter ◦Food ◦Education, and medicine. Haiti is ranked 168 out 187.

10 Life Expectancy Life expectancy. ◦Men: 61 ◦Females: 64 ◦Lower than the world average.

11 Gender Inequality Index Measures equality between genders Lower ranking equals higher inequality Haiti’s ranking: ◦132 of 148 countries

12 Deforestation Haiti has very few trees At one point no trees Deforestation caused by poverty Trees cut for shelter and money Replanting can give jobs and hope

13 Summary Toussaint was a slave in 1794 He freed the slaves He died in 1803 Haiti still has many problems Illiteracy, Poverty, and Gender Inequality Environmental damage is extensive

14 Bibliography “Haiti.” CultureGrams Kids Edition. ProQuest, Web. 19 May “The Independence Movement.” Packet 16, Print. 19 May 2014.

15 Problems facing Modern Haiti ways to help Haiti https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/jack cnewell/how-to-build-a-school-in-haiti https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/jack cnewell/how-to-build-a-school-in-haiti


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