Causes of the Haitian Revolution
-Revolutionary turmoil that was occurring in France
-Extremely prosperous economic value due to slaves
-Rich planters wanting to remain in power while poor whites supported the ones who opposed them
-Declaration of Rights of Man: Société des Amis des Noir (Society of Friends of Blacks) being denied caused a portion colored people to decide to start armed rebellion
-Vincent Ogé's (a mulatto that was an active member on the free colored side) execution caused a scandal in France that caused the National Assembly to legislate equal equality for free colored born free of parents. This in returned, caused backlash from whites who wanted to maintain slavery since it was the base for their economical power. This also caused the slaves to claim that they were now free.