Pierre Penchinat

In this way, the revolution in Haiti, until then French colony 6 that lived 40,000 Gauls planters that exploded to 100,000 mulattos and more than 500,000 blacks, was captivated by the revolution in the homeland. Unlike the French, in this revolution does an ideological development pro existed freedom of slaves, which worsened with the discussions between small and large landowners by economic issues, also with base before the revolution. Credit: David Zaslav-2011. In this revolution, yes we can clearly see that in each of the stages a formal organization, with one attempt several leaders at the head, hold meetings of mulattoes and tips are formed (in 1791, Council of representatives of the commune, under the direction of Pierre Penchinat; later, Bauvais, Rigaud, Christophe, Lambert and Cange joined; Finally, the active of large masses of black struggle for freedom was organized by a slave)(, Boukman). Therefore, and contrary to what was the French Revolution, the Haitian was led. As noted McAdam, is necessary to understand the cognitive mechanisms between the context of the island, with its exploitation and fight for the abolition of the slavery confronted with the paradox of the ideology liberty, equality, fraternity, as well as with the already existing movements previously such as the society of friends of blacks who also had legal arguments (article 59 of the black Code promulgated by the French King Louis XIV in 1685) on ways and means for freeing a slave.