Saint Domingue Research Paper

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Name: Instructor: Course: Date: How saint Domingue events affected slaveholders in the United States In the year 1789, during the eve of the French upheaval, St. Domingue was known and observed as the world's most affluent protectorate (sheriff 6). It was a vital fraction of the fiscal life of the epoch, the supreme colony in the earth, the delight of France, and the spite of all other imperialist state (sheriff 7). This fact empowered St. Domingue to an extent that it had powers to stress out certain laws to be followed (sheriff 7). Saint Domingue led to the enforcement of several laws when French closed the Mississippi river for the American traffic (sheriff 8). This violated the Paris treaty of 1783 and the threat of becoming French citizen
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