Haiti has a diverse and complex history that our team has divided into more digestible pieces. Read the Students for Haiti synopses of these important periods in Haitian history and share them with your group by downloading the Haiti History 1791-Present PDF below.
Learn even MORE using the Teaching About Haiti pamphlet provided by social justice organization, Teaching for Change whose PDFs are also available for you to download below.
Periods in Haitian history summarized for those looking to learn the basics.
The content of a full-semester Haiti history course is made available by Webster University professor, Dr. Bob Corbett.
This site provides synopses of books that aim to uncover Haiti's infrastructural past and seek to answer the question: What geographical, biological, social, technological, and political factors have shaped the roads, networks, and tools available to Haitians today?
This nonprofit organization thoroughly analyzes events, world views, and cycles of oppression that have shaped Haiti's current condition and culture. A timeline format is used and Haiti's history is divided into three parts, dating back to the Pre-Colonial Era.
Excellent source of historical (as well as cultural and current events) information written in French.
Provides information about early Haitian histoy, rebellion, and battles for independence as context for Haiti's current politics, social stratification, and economic policy. This piece also analyzes the ramifications of the 2010 earthquake on the Haitian economy.
Provides an extensive list of books, pamphlets, articles, teaching guides, posters & films pertaining to Haitian history in an effort to incorporate the topic of social justice into modern education.
Offers a detailed, straightforward history of Haiti and its tumultuous politics.
An article about Haitian history published by PBS that provides links to related articles.