Open the door to liberty!: a biography of Toussaint L'Ouverture

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Houghton Mifflin Co.,
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2007.
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The story of revolution leaderToussaint L'Ouverture of St. Domingue (now Haiti).The island now known as Haiti was once a French colony called St. Domingue, where white plantation owners forced hundreds of thousands of African slaves to farm sugar cane. Toussaint L'Ouverture was one of those slaves . . . but not for long. The day would come when L'Ouverture would lead his island's slaves into a revolution for freedom, and his efforts would influence the course of world history.

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9780618605705
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