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French and British ships fighting at the battle of Santo Domingo Historia de republica dominicanaToussaint Louverturewho at least in theory represented imperial France, marched into Santo Domingo from Saint-Domingue to enforce the terms of the treaty.

Toussaint's army committed numerous atrocities; as a consequence, the Spanish population fled from Santo Domingo in exodus proportions. French control of the former Spanish colony passed from Toussaint Louverture to Gen.

Charles Leclerc when he seized the city of Santo Domingo in early Historia de republica dominicana the defeat of the French under Gen. He invaded the Spanish side of the island, defeated the French-led Spanish colonials at River Yaque del Sur, and besieged the capital on March 5, At the same time the Haitian General Christophe marched north through Cibao, capturing Santiago where he massacred historia de republica dominicana individuals who had sought refuge in a church.


The arrival of small French squadrons off the Haitian coast at Goncaives and at Santo Domingo forced the Haitians to withdraw. As Christophe retreated across the island, he slaughtered and burned.

Historia de republica dominicana Spaniards not only tried to re-establish slavery in Santo Domingo, but many of them also mounted raiding expeditions into Haiti to capture blacks historia de republica dominicana enslave them as well. This period is also known as the Ephemeral independence.

In order to raise funds for the huge indemnity of million francs that Haiti agreed to pay the former French colonists, and which was subsequently lowered to 60 million francs, the Haitian government imposed heavy taxes on the Dominicans.

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Since Haiti was unable to adequately provision its army, the occupying historia de republica dominicana largely survived by commandeering or confiscating food and supplies at gunpoint.

Attempts to redistribute land conflicted with the system of communal land tenure terrenos comuneroswhich had arisen with the ranching economy, and some people resented being forced to grow cash crops under Boyer and Joseph Balthazar Inginac 's Code Rural.


It was in the city of Santo Domingo that the effects historia de republica dominicana the occupation were most acutely felt, and it was there that the movement for independence originated.

Haiti's constitution forbade white elites from owning land, and Dominican major landowning families were forcibly deprived of their properties.

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Many emigrated to CubaPuerto Rico these two being Spanish possessions at the timeor Gran Colombiausually with the historia de republica dominicana of Haitian officials who acquired their lands.

The Haitians associated the Roman Catholic Church with the French slave-masters who had exploited them before independence and confiscated all church property, deported all foreign clergy, and severed the ties of the remaining clergy to the Vatican.

All levels of education collapsed; the university was shut down, as it was starved both of resources and students, with young Dominican men from 16 to 25 years old being drafted into the Haitian army.

Boyer's occupation troops, who were historia de republica dominicana Dominicans, were unpaid and had to "forage and sack" from Dominican civilians.

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Haiti imposed a "heavy tribute" on the Dominican people. In the end the economy faltered and taxation became more onerous.

Rebellions occurred even by Dominican freedmen, while Dominicans and Haitians worked together to oust Boyer historia de republica dominicana power. In Juan Pablo Duarte founded a secret society called La Trinitariawhich sought the complete independence of Historia de republica dominicana Domingo without any foreign intervention.

They were backed by Pedro Santanaa wealthy cattle rancher from El Seibowho became general of the army of the nascent republic.

They promoted competing plans historia de republica dominicana annex the new nation to another power: Threatening the nation's independence were renewed Haitian invasions.

The Haitians invaded again in after France recognized the Dominican Republic as an independent nation.

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In an overwhelming onslaught, the Haitians seized one frontier town after another. The state was commonly known as Santo Domingo in English until the early 20th century.

These privileges not only served him to win the war, but also allowed him to persecute, execute and drive into exile his political opponents, among historia de republica dominicana Duarte was the most important.