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Haitians are a Proud People

Haiti has a powerful history. We take great pride in our past.

Haitians declared themselves free from slavery in 1804, embarrassing the great Napoleon army.

The first independent nation of Latin America and the Caribbean, the first black-led republic in the world, and the second republic in Latin America in 1804 after a slave revolution close to a decade.

Haiti becomes the original Statue of Liberty with historical characters like slave leader Boukman, Jean Jacques Dessalines, Henri Christophe, Petion, etcc

In 1779, Haitians helped America gain its independence from Britain. A total of 545 Haitian soldiers sailed to fight in the Savannah battle. The Haitians soldiers are believed to have been the largest black unit to serve in the American Revolution.

[*]Siege of Savannah and Haitian Contribution:

Haiti Contribution to Latin America and Venezuela:
In 1816, Latin America's founding father, Simón Bolívar, would set sail from Haiti loaded with guns and Haitian soldiers on his way to liberate much of South America from the Spanish.

[*] Henri Christophe, King and builder of Citadelle Laferriere and Sans Souci Palace

[*] Biography of Jean-Jacques Dessalines, founding Father of Haiti

[*] List of some of the best Haitian Artists:

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