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"Second Revolutions:Thomas Jefferson and Haiti" by James Alexander Dun

History / Heritage - Lecture/Discussion

Tuesday, November 7, 2017
7:00 PM-9:00 PM

American Antiquarian Society
185 Salisbury Street
Worcester, MA 01609
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Jeffersons defeat of John Adams in the election of 1800 represented a peaceful transfer of power and signaled the onset of a more unified polity. This lecture, based upon the book Dangerous Neighbors: Making the Haitian Revolution in Early America, examines how the Jeffersonian victory took place on more than one front. Other more radical agendas for change were quashed as well at that moment including that of Toussaint Louverture, leader of the nearly-independent French colony of Saint Dominque.

Cost: Free

Woo Pass: 2 Woo Points

Suggested Audiences:High School, College, Adult, Elders

Website: http://www.americanantiquarian.org
Phone: 508-755-5221

Last Modified: August 29, 2017 at 3:37 PM

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