HIS 100 Module Four Activity Template: Historical Narratives
Locate an additional secondary source relevant to your historical event. Use all four of your sources (two primary and two secondary) to answer the questions below. Replace the bracketed text with your responses.
Identify the topic you chose to explore:
Attempt to write the APA style citations for your four sources. Include links to each source. You will not be penalized for incorrect citation format.
Black Agenda Report. (2021, October 6). Proclamation: Liberty or death, Jean Jacques Dessalines, 1804. Black Agenda Report. Retrieved July 10, 2022, from https://www.blackagendareport.com/proclamation-liberty-or-death-jean-jacques-dessalines-1804
Louverture, T. (1801, August 1). Haitian Constitution of 1801 – Warwick. Retrieved July 10, 2022, from https://warwick.ac.uk/fac/arts/english/currentstudents/undergraduate/modules/fulllist/second/en213/syllabus2017-18/haitian_constitution_1801.pdf
Popkin, J. D. (2021, October 21). The Haitian Revolution comes of age: Ten Years of new research. Taylor & Francis. Retrieved July 10, 2022, from https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/0144039X.2020.1834279.
Fuertes, D. C. (2010, July 1). The Haitian Revolution: Legacy and actuality – JSTOR. Retrieved July 10, 2022, from https://www.jstor.org/stable/41945908.
Compare the narratives presented in your primary and secondary sources relevant to your historical event.
The narratives presented in my primary and secondary sources indicated that both identified that slavery will have no place on the island of Haiti and that Haiti is free from the French ( European). The secondary sources show how the Haiti revolution was just as important as the American and French revolutions and its significance in the Atlantic world. Primary and secondary sources both talk about the aftermath of the abolishment of slavery and the Independence of Haiti.
Describe one narrative that has significantly influenced the contemporary understanding of your historical event.
One narrative that has that has significantly influenced the contemporary understanding of Haiti independence is that the Haitian people had to fight for the abolishment of slavery to gain independence.
Explain how the chosen narrative helps you better understand your historical research question.
The narrative helps me better understand my historical research question for the reason that the cultural dynamics would have significantly changed after the Haitian people has spent many years enslaved and years fight for freedom.