HIST 330 The French Revolution and the Birth of Haiti

The Storming of the Bastille, the Great Fear, the Women's March, War with the rest of Europe, the September Massacres, the King's trial and execution, Robespierre's Republic of Virtue, the Reign of Terror, the Thermidorian reaction, the rise and fall of Napoleon, the impact of the rhetoric of revolution overseas, the end of slavery in France's colonies, the transformation of French colonial Saint Domingue from slave colony into the new nation of Haiti, and the meaning of "liberty, equality, fraternity" for our own time.


4 units

Core Requirements Met

  • Pre-1800
  • Global Connections