The Wider Revolutionary World

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Touissant L'Ouverture, leader of the Haitian revolution

This class, we'll be looking at the revolutions in Haiti and Spanish America.  For further guidelines on the secondary reading, click here.

To see the progress of the revolutions in the Western Hemisphere, click on the map.

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sourcebook: articles 2, 3, and 4, pp. 46-88.

Paine's Common Sense

As you read, ask yourself to what extent the conditions Paine describes for the US did or did not apply to Latin America.