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A depiction of American troops occupying Haiti, 1915
A depiction of American troops occupying Haiti, 1915

Source: Public Domain

Comments: Capture of Fort Riviere, Haiti , 1915, by Donna J. Neary

A depiction of Columbus landing in 1492 in Hispaniola, the island shared by the Dominican Republic and Haiti
A depiction of Columbus landing in 1492 in Hispaniola, the island shared by the Dominican Republic and Haiti

Source: Public Domain

A depiction of fighting during the Haitian Revolution
A depiction of fighting during the Haitian Revolution

Source: Public Domain

Comments: January Suchodolski, The Battle at Santo Domingo

A flag depicting a common Vodun symbol
A flag depicting a common Vodun symbol

Source: Wikimedia Commons/ Sam Fentress

A market in contemporary Haiti
A market in contemporary Haiti

Source: Public Domain

A neighborhood in Port-au-Prince following Haiti's January 12, 2010 earthquake
A neighborhood in Port-au-Prince following Haiti's January 12, 2010 earthquake

Source: Public Domain

A U.N. vehicle in a Port-au-Prince neighborhood following the 2010 earthquake
A U.N. vehicle in a Port-au-Prince neighborhood following the 2010 earthquake

Source: Agencia Brasil/Marcello Casal Jr

Americans on patrol in Haiti, 1921
Americans on patrol in Haiti, 1921

Source: Public Domain

An eighteenth-century colonial mansion in Port-au-Prince
An eighteenth-century colonial mansion in Port-au-Prince

Source: Public Domain

Devastation following Haiti's January 12, 2010 earthquake
Devastation following Haiti's January 12, 2010 earthquake

Source: Agencia Brasil/Marcello Casal Jr

Faustin I of Haiti (reign 1849-1859)
Faustin I of Haiti (reign 1849-1859)

Source: Public Domain

François Duvalier (nicknamed Papa Doc) president of Haiti 1957-1971
François Duvalier (nicknamed Papa Doc) president of Haiti 1957-1971

Source: Public Domain

François-Dominique Toussaint Louverture, leader of the Haitian Revolution (1791-1804)
François-Dominique Toussaint Louverture, leader of the Haitian Revolution (1791-1804)

 Source: Public Domain

 

Haiti's Citadelle Laferrière
Haiti's Citadelle Laferrière

Source: Public Domain

Haiti's Jean-Bertrand Aristide with President Bill Clinton in the Oval Office 1994
Haiti's Jean-Bertrand Aristide with President Bill Clinton in the Oval Office 1994

Source: Public Domain

Haiti's National Palace, the president's official residence, stands in ruins following the January 12, 2010 earthquake.
Haiti's National Palace, the president's official residence, stands in ruins following the January 12, 2010 earthquake.

Source: Logan Abassi / UNDP Global

Haitians clear rubble days after the January 12, 2010 earthquake
Haitians clear rubble days after the January 12, 2010 earthquake

Source: Public Domain

Haitians scramble for U.S. aid packages following the 2010 earthquake
Haitians scramble for U.S. aid packages following the 2010 earthquake

Source: Public Domain

Haitians set up makeshift tents in the aftermath of the 2010 earthquake
Haitians set up makeshift tents in the aftermath of the 2010 earthquake

Source: Agencia Brasil/Marcello Casal Jr

Jean-Pierre Boyer, Haiti's second president
Jean-Pierre Boyer, Haiti's second president

Source: Public Domain

The American abolitionist Frederick Douglass, who described the U.S. government’s response to the Haitian Revolution as reflecting discomfort with Black freedom and self-determination
The American abolitionist Frederick Douglass, who described the U.S. government’s response to the Haitian Revolution as reflecting discomfort with Black freedom and self-determination

Source: Public Domain

U.S.-led Operation Uphold Democracy in Haiti, 1994
U.S.-led Operation Uphold Democracy in Haiti, 1994

Source: Public Domain